It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother surrounded by her loving family on Monday, February 18th, 2019 at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, aged 85 years. Predeceased by her husband Walter; parents, Charles and Beryl (Bussey) Decker; sister, Maude (Garland); brothers, Lewis, Fred (Ida) and Alfred. Leaving to mourn her loving daughters: Elaine Beckton (Peter Hammond, deceased), Carolyn Noseworthy (Alan), and Donna Harding (Bob Williams); 7 grandchildren: Monique Engelke (Hagen), Megan Gollop (Mike Morgan), Mylah Beckton, Nichole Turner (Tommy) Jennifer Beckton, Christopher Gollop and George Beckton (Kaylee Getz); 4 step-grandchildren: David Hammond (Carmen), Bradley Hammond (Darcel), MaryKate Noseworthy and Sam Noseworthy; 5 great-grandchildren; 5 step-greatgrandchildren; 3 brothers: Melvin Decker (Christine), Aubrey Decker (Barbara) and Wilson Decker (Debbie); 2 sisters: Hayes Nachtenebel (David) and Marjorie Wade; sisters-in-law: Millie Decker, Jean Decker and Sophie Allen (Hector); also many nieces, nephews, other relatives, her close friends – Daphne, Isabelle and Myrtle and her lifelong friends from Portugal Cove. Special thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff of 6 West at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital for their comfort and support shown to our “Mom” during her stay. A warm thanks to North Pond Manor staff and residents for the care and support shown during her years there. We extend our sincere gratitude to Reverend Amanda Taylor for her ongoing support. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road with visitation from 12 noon – 9 p.m. on Wednesday, February 20th and Thursday, February 21st. Cremation to follow. Funeral service will be held on Friday, February 22nd, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Lawrence Anglican Church, Portugal Cove. Interment to follow in St. Lawrence Anglican Church Cemetery, Bauline Line Ext. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Lawrence Anglican Church, Heart and Stroke Foundation or a Charity of one’s choice. To send a message of condolence, please visit www.carnells.com.