Linda Jean Decker

Born: Wed., Oct. 13, 1948
Died: Thu., May 28, 2015


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Mon., Jun. 01, 2015
Location: Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home Inc.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Jun. 02, 2015
Location: Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home

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    Linda J. Decker, 66, a resident of Dover Plains, NY passed away Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Mid Hudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY. Linda was born on October 13, 1948 in Rhinebeck. NY. She was the daughter of the late Leonard and Ruth (Cronk) Bowman. She attended Poughkeepsie City Schools.  Linda worked at the Dutchess County Infirmary in Millbrook, NY for over 20 years as a CNA, Lutheran Care Center, and Dutchess Center for Healthcare & Rehabilitation in Pawling, NY for 10 plus years until October 2010.

    Linda loved her flower gardening and birds of all kinds. She loved her family unconditionally, mostly enjoyed the fun times, and constant love and respect showed from her grandson Sean and his family.

  She is survived by her children; Linda (Paul) Vaillancourt, Sharon Decker, Rebecca Decker, and Michael Decker Jr., 9 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, a sister; Christine Hudson, and a niece, Kimberly Canino. Linda was predeceased by her loving husband of many years, Michael (Butch) Decker Sr.

  Visitation is Monday, June 1, 2015, 5-7PM at the Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home, 39 So. Hamilton Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. (845)452-1840. A funeral service will begin Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 11AM at the funeral home  and interment to follow in New Paltz Rural Cemetery.  To send online condolences please visit our website at


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Lillian DiPierno
   Posted Mon June 01, 2015
Please accept my expression of sympathy. I knew Linda from I worked with her at
the Dutchess County Infirmary. She was a kind and caring person.I am so glad I
had the opportunity to know her.