Ashton Funeral Home


John R. Decker

April 9, 2017

John R. Decker, 80 of Easton, PA died Sunday, April 9, 2017 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Anderson Campus. Born March 25, 1937 in Wantage Twp., NJ he was a son of the late Frank and Susan Decker.  He had been a carpenter in New Jersey for more than 30 years before retiring.

He is survived by: two grandchildren: Jennifer Burd, with whom he resided and Rafael Fontan; a brother: George Decker and 3 great-grandchildren: Hailey and Brianna Burd and Sabrina Fontan. His wife: Eleanor, son: John, Jr. and daughter: Cindy all died earlier.

Visitation will be held 10 AM to 11 AM Thursday (April 13) in the Ashton Funeral Home, 1337 Northampton St., Easton. Interment will be private in Mount Salem Cemetery, Wantage Twp., NJ.

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  1. Lois (Conklin) Seletyn

    April 11, 2017 at 11:29 pm

    So sorry for your loss.Uncle John was a great person, he had a heart of gold. Always willing to help anyone. Sorry we lost touch in that last few years.
    John and Lois Seletyn

  2. George and Mary Decker

    April 12, 2017 at 11:55 am

    We will miss you dearly Dear brother John. Love and God Bless, Rest in Peace.

  3. Georgianna and Jim Casey

    April 12, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    Our sincerest condolences to Uncle John’s Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren and family. Uncle John will always be in our hearts. May he Rest in Peace with his family in heaven.

  4. Deb & Walt Dunn

    April 12, 2017 at 12:06 pm

    Words are never adequate in moments like these. We will say though, that our hearts go out to you, and we will always remember the happy memories that we have of Uncle John. We pray that the love of God enfolds you during these difficult times and that he helps you heal with the passage of time. ~Deb and Walt

  5. Emily Schiller

    April 12, 2017 at 12:53 pm

    Nothing brings more sorrow then the loss of a family member.
    May you find comfort in the words of our Heavenly Father at
    2 Corinthains 1:3,4 and remember the hope we have in the
    fulfillment of His promise in Acts 24:15 of the resurrection.
    With sincere condolences.