Marjorie Decker

Obituary of Marjorie Mirfield Decker

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Marjorie (Midge) Mirfield Decker, age 96, of Goshen entered into rest on Sunday, November 12, 2023 in Goshen, NY, surrounded by her children. Marjorie was born July 6, 1927 in Rock Island, IL. She is the daughter of the late Thomas and the late Clara (Sellmer) Mirfield. Midge received her BA from Augustana College. After marrying Ralph W. Decker in 1954, she worked on her PhT (put hubby through) supporting and caring for the family as he attended dental school. She loved reading, playing bridge, swimming, tennis, skiing, gardening and volunteering. Her quiet determination to care for her family, friends and the community will be dearly missed. She is survived by her children and their spouses: Nancy (Kenneth), Margaret (Michael), Lynn (Jerry), and Christopher (Kate). Also surviving are her grandchildren: Ashley (AJ and great grandson, Greyson), Brittany, Joshua, Janessa, Andrew, and Clarissa. She was predeceased by her husband Ralph W. Decker; her twin sister, Margaret; and her older sister, Marion. Visitation will be Wednesday, November 29 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Donovan Funeral Home, 82 South Church Street, Goshen, NY. The funeral service to celebrate her life will be held 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 30, 2023 at Donovan Funeral Home, 82 South Church Street, Goshen, NY. As an acknowledgment of Midge's passion for reading and the community, memorial donations in her name may be made to Goshen Library Foundation at 366 Main Street, Goshen, NY 10924, in lieu of flowers. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Memorial Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Donovan Funeral Home, Inc
82 South Church Street
Goshen, New York, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Thursday, November 30, 2023
Donovan Funeral Home
82 South Church St.
Goshen, New York, United States
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