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Carroll Donovan Decker
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Birth: May 15, 1912
Wyoming County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 2008
Tunkhannock
Wyoming County
Pennsylvania, USA

Carroll Donovan Decker, 95, formerly of Factoryville, died Sunday, Mar. 2, 2008, in the Golden Living Center, Tunkhannock, where he had been a resident for six years. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former LaMyra Keeling Decker, in 1999, and by his first wife, the former Dorothy Dierauer, in 1981.

Born in North Abington Township, son of the late Edwin and Florence Decker, he was a retired dairy farmer and owned and operated Decker's Dairy in Factoryville for many years. He was a well-known dairyman in the raising and breeding of Ayrshire Dairy Cows and had the largest herd of Ayrshires in the United States in the 1950s.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Abington, Waverly. He was a graduate of Scranton Business College and was a 50-year member of Factoryville Lodge 341, F&AM. He was a member of the Factoryville Men's Civic Club, where he held the office of treasurer for many years.

Surviving are a sister, Delna Bruce, Ohio; a stepdaughter, Janet M. Carpenter, New Jersey; step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Roger; and three sisters, Janice, Doris and Clarice.

The funeral was be Monday, Mar. 10, at the Anthony P. Litwin Funeral Home, Reynolds and Capwell streets, Factoryville, with services by the Rev. Paul Fields II.

Interment, Evergreen-Woodlawn Cemetery, Factoryville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Keystone College, La Plume; or the First Baptist Church of Abington, P.O. Box 171, Waverly, PA 18471.

Wyoming County Press Examiner | 16 East Tioga Street Tunkhannock, PA 18657
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Edwin Burton Decker (1885 - 1973)
  Florence Nightengale Foster Decker (1887 - 1985)
 
 Spouse:
  La Myra Decker Decker (1913 - 1999)
 
 Sibling:
  Roger Maxwell Decker (1907 - 1985)*
  Carroll Donovan Decker (1912 - 2008)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Woodlawn Cemetery
Factoryville
Wyoming County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: David Stearns
Record added: Jun 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71197806
 

 
 
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