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Arthur E. Decker

Arthur E. Decker of Kerhonkson, NY, died Friday, February 5, 2010 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center. He was 66 years old. Arthur was born on August 3, 1943 in Ellenville, NY. He was the son of the late Rae Decker.


Mr. Decker worked for the Town of Wawarsing Highway Department for over 37 years. He enjoyed wood crafting, snowmobiling, bowling, camping, traveling and cars especially corvettes.


On April 2, 1968 Arthur married Onnolee Zupevec in Kerhonkson.


In addition to his wife Onnolee, Arthur is survived by their children; Colleen Carey McGinnis and her husband Kevin of Hawaii, Peter Carey of Kerhonkson and Shaun Carey of Hawaii, his brothers; Donald, Irvin, Leon and Douglas Decker all of Kerhonkson, his granddaughter; Katrina Carey, his mother-in-law Thelma Zupevec and many nieces and nephews.


Arthur was predeceased by his grandparents Dan and Grace Decker, his siblings Pearly, Rae, Franceis, Janet, Pete, Roy, Mildred and Burton.



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Tracey Startup-Sikula - February 13th, 2010 at 9:53pm - Email
Aunt Onna, Colleen, Peter & Shaun; I am so sorry for your loss. Uncle Art was a great man, he will be in our hearts forever. Everytime I hear someone say the word "Putz" I think of him and Uncle Richie bantering back and forth!! You are all in our prayers. Love, Tracey, Tom and Jeremy

Bettie & Richard Terwilliger - February 10th, 2010 at 6:27am - Email
Dear Onnolee,Colleen&Keven,Peter,Shaun&Ann,Mom, We are here for you and feel yourloss.Art was a great husband and father and those memories will help you through this. Please know we love you and our prayers are with you.Bettie & Rich

mike polinsky - February 9th, 2010 at 1:11pm - Email
sorry for your loss.r.i.p.-arthur

Wayne and Laura Startup - February 8th, 2010 at 10:36pm - Email
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family.

Terry Visconti - February 8th, 2010 at 7:14pm - Email
Thinking of you in difficult time. myself and the gang from crl are always here for you.Call if you need ANYTHING.

Daniel & Sara Decker - February 8th, 2010 at 5:24pm - Email
We are so saddened by the lose of Uncle Art. He was a wonderful man and he will be truely missed. Our deepest sympathy goes out to Aunt Onna, Colleen, Pete and Shaun. Sincerely, Daniel, Sara & Devin

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