Richard Decker Obituary

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Richard J. Decker

April 27, 1927 - January 27, 2014
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Richard J. Decker, 86, of West Orange, passed away at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, on Tuesday, January 27, 2014. There will be a memorial gathering at the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home of Livingston, 145 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave., on Saturday, February 1, 2014, 3-6 PM. The cremation was private. Born in Newark, he lived there many years moving to West Orange eight years ago. He graduated from St. Benedicts Preparatory School in 1944 and remained a proud member of its Alumni Association. Richard received his business degree from Seton Hall University and retired as President of AIPSO, New York City in 1987. Serving in the Army, he...
Richard J. Decker, 86, of West Orange, passed away at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, on Tuesday, January 27, 2014. There will be a memorial gathering at the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home of Livingston, 145 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave., on Saturday, February 1, 2014, 3-6 PM. The cremation was private.

Born in Newark, he lived there many years moving to West Orange eight years ago. He graduated from St. Benedicts Preparatory School in 1944 and remained a proud member of its Alumni Association. Richard received his business degree from Seton Hall University and retired as President of AIPSO, New York City in 1987.

Serving in the Army, he participated in both World War II and the Korean War and attained the rank of Second Lieutenant of Military Intelligence in 1950.

Surviving is his beloved wife, Carmen (La Rocca), his devoted children Richard J. and wife Theresa, Margaret Hauck, Mary Ellen Thiele, thirteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Margaret.

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