Rupert Decker

May 11, 1950 to June 22, 2018

Obituary

Passed peacefully away on June 22nd surrounded by his family and friends at the Miller Centre in St. John’s after a courageous battle with cancer. Leaving to mourn his devoted wife Dorothy (Dot) of 44 years, loving sons Chad (Angela), Jamie (Pamela), Todd (Victoria), and grandchildren Jovie and Jordan. He left behind five brothers and four sisters as well as many in-laws, nieces, nephews and a large circle of friends.

He retired from IOC, Labrador City after 40+ years. He was a Fourth Degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus. Rupert had a great sense of humour, he loved scratch tickets, music, singing and his famous “step dancing”. In his leisure time he tried to catch every open line show on the radio and game shows on TV. He was an all-around great person and loved by all that knew him.

The family are very grateful of the professional care and kindness shown by the doctors, nurses and staff of the P.C. unit.

Resting at Carnell’s Funeral 329 Freshwater Road, St. John’s. Visitation to take place as follows:

Sunday, June 24 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. – 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Peter’s Parish, 110 Ashford Dr. Mount Pearl at 10:00 a.m.| Monday, June 25th. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Topsail/Blackmarsh Road, St. John’s. Flowers are accepted or donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Rupert Decker.

A reception will follow the Christian burial to celebrate the life and memories of Rupert at St. Peter’s Parish (downstairs) hosted by the Knights of Columbus (Mount Pearl Council).

“Gone but not forgotten”

“Forever in our hearts”

Schedule

Visitations

2-4 p.m. on June 24, 2018

7-9 p.m. on June 24, 2018

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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funeral

10:00am, Monday June 25th

St. Peters Parish


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To Dot and family, we are deeply saddened to hear of Rupert’s passing. A dedicated family man, a person of faith, and an all around good citizen. He will be sadly missed. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time.

Dorothy & family,
We were so sorry to hear of Rupert’s passing. May your beautiful memories bring you and your family comfort at this sad time. Thinking of you.

So sorry to hear of Ruperts passing our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of great loss. We have many fond memories of growing up together. Rest easy my friend.

Chad, Thinking of you and your family at this time of loss. May the love and support of your family and close friends help you through the difficult times.

Sorry to hear of Rupert’s passing . Condolences to the family .

Liz and I are so sorry to hear of Rupert’s passing.Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.Always enjoyed chatting with Rupert when I worked on the same shift in the Mill.Take care…Ron.

We offer our sincere condolences to you at this time of loss. Rupert was a great man who loved his family dearly. We wish for you to be surrounded by your family and friends and sustained by your great memories. May he rest in peace. Our love to all …. Kevin and Geraldine Walsh

Colleen, thinking of you and your family today. I hope you find strength in cherishing your fond memories (Hugs)

Condolences to all the family Memories last forever

Dot and familyJ you are all in my thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time in your lives. Cling to all of your happy memories as I’m sure you have lots . Rupert was such a kind and loving person ,he was loved by all who knew him. His struggle is over now and I’m sure he is singing with the angels now free of pain . He will be with you every step of the way giving you all the strength through the difficult days ahead,

Aunt Dot & Family,
We regret not being there with you all at this difficult time. Uncle Rupert was a truly great man and he will be forever missed. May you find comfort in the memories you all shared throughout the years, and know that he is looking over you for the memories to come.
With heartfelt sympathy,

Dot and Family,
We are so sorry to hear of Rupert’s passing,our thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family,Hugs and God Bless !!
Claudine and John

Dot and Family,
We are so sorry to hear of Rupert’s passing,our thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family,Hugs and God Bless !!
Claudine and John

We are so sorry to hear of Rupert’s passing our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

To the Decker Family,
Sorry to hear of Rupert’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Cherish the good times, the smiles and the laughs.

Richard, Alma and Andrew Kelly

To: Colleen and the Decker Family
I’m so sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.
Remember and treasure all the happy times that you shared with your brother and family over the years and these memories wil help carry you though the days ahead. God Bless
Brenda Malone
Truro, NS

To Dot and Family

Sorry to hear of Rupert’s passing, thoughts and prayers are with you. Hold on to your precious memories as they will help sustain you in the days ahead. Ella Decker and Family

So sorry for your loss,condolences to all the families,thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this sad time.

Sending our condolences Dorothy to you and your precious boys…..sending big hugs as well.

Condolences to you and family. Ours thoughts are with you

To Dot & family
Thoughts of comfort and condolences to family during your time of grief.

Jamie and family,
Condolences to you and your family. My thoughts are with you all.
-Ryan

Sorry to hear of Rupert’s passing, our thoughts and prayers are with all of you, may he rest in peace.

Dot & Family .We are so Sorry to hear of Rupert’s passing. He will be Fondly remember for His chat’s .Our thought’s 7 Prayer’s are with You All R.I.P. Rupert. George &Ruth Coish

Rupert will always be fondly remembered for his laughter & kindness. Our thoughts & prayers are with you all.

Dot and family. We were so sorry to hear of Rupert’s passing. We had such lovely chats. Such a lovely man. RIP Rupert.

So sad to hear of Rupert’s passing. Had a good many laughs with Rupert when we were on shift together.
Please accept my condolences.

Dot, Chad,Jamie,Todd and families,I was so sorry to hear of Rupert’s passing.He was a lovely man and leaves behind a wonderful family.Cherish your memories.