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Craig R. Decker

July 26, 1960 ~ November 15, 2018 (age 58)

Craig R. Decker, 58, of Annville passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018 at his home.


Born July 26, 1960 in Belleville, New Jersey, he was a son of Irene M. (Dutzer) Decker of Palmyra and the late Robert E. Decker.  He was also preceded in death by a brother Donald B. Decker.


He attended the Encounter Church of Palmyra and was a chef for many years in New Jersey and Pennsylvania after attending culinary school.


In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of ten years Cheryl L. (Lingle) Decker; step sons Greg Lingle and Brad Lingle; brothers Jeffrey M., husband of Lori Decker of Clark, New Jersey and Karl A., husband of Dorothy Decker of Toms River, New Jersey; niece Michelle; and nephews Ryan and Bobby.


A funeral service will be held 1:00 PM Monday, November 19, 2018 at Buse Funeral Home, 145 North Grant Street, Palmyra preceded by a viewing from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. 


At the conclusion of the service in Pennsylvania Craig will be transferred to the Irvine-Cozzarelli Memorial Home, 276 Washington Avenue, Belleville, New Jersey. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday, November 20, 2018 preceded by a viewing from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM.  Entombment to follow in Hollywood Memorial Park, Union, New Jersey.


Memorial contributions may be made to the Lebanon County Humane Society, 150 North Ramona Road, Myerstown, PA 17067 or the American Liver Foundation, 1528 Walnut Street, Suite 2020, Philadelphia, PA 19102.


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