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Neva Ivy Decker

Neva Ivy Decker

Passed on: April 29th, 2018

Neva was born in Miles Cove, NL to Stephen and Rhoda (Short) Normore on September 28, 1941. She had one sister and four brothers. She met Samuel Decker while he was teaching in the area and they were married on September 29th, 1960. Neva was the proud mother of three sons: Moody, George, and Stephen. Neva and Samuel were also blessed with four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren whom they loved dearly. Neva followed her husband, Samuel, to his hometown of L’Anse aux Meadows but they spent many years living in Ontario and Corner Brook before returning to L’Anse aux Meadows. They later moved to St. Lunaire-Griquet where they lived out the remainder of their lives together. Neva was a homemaker at heart but spent most of her working life at the Fisheries Products Plant in St. Anthony. She had a love of quilting and gifted her family with her homemade expressions of love. Neve was predeceased by her husband, Samuel, on October 20, 2017. They were committed to the faith, loved God, and regularly attended the Pentecostal Church in St. Lunaire-Griquet. She died on April 29, 2018 and leaves to mourn her sons, Moody (Sue-Ann), George (Yvonne), Stephen (Wanda); grandchildren, Bobby, April, Stephanie, Vanessa; great-grandchildren, Lucas, Leah, Skylar; Brothers, Cyril (Avis), Lloyd (Flora); sister, Joy (Cecil), as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and close friends. Neva was predeceased by her husband, Samuel Wilfred Decker; father, Stephen Normore; mother, Rhoda (Short) Normore; brothers, Eric, and Leslie. Visitation was held from the Pentecostal Faith Tabernacle in St. Lunaire-Griquet from where the funeral service was held on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 at 2:00 with Pastor Baker officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.


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