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Obituary for Peggy Decker
Peggy E. Fitzgerald Decker, age 92, beloved wife of the late Jack Decker of (Devon) Milford, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home. Born in Stratford daughter of the late George and Bertha Marks Fitzgerald, Peggy was a graduate of Stratford High School Class of 1938 and Columbia University with a BA Degree and was employed as a Dental Hygienist with Drs. Falk and Kirshner in New Haven. After her retirement, she worked with Dr Claxpoole DVM in West Haven. She enjoyed living on the Housatonic River and spent many hours watching the boat traffic and numerous bird life. She also enjoyed watching NASCAR and Formula One races on TV with her family. Peggy was also an instructor for Equestrian English Style Horseback Riding. Survivors include her daughter Susan Stroomer and son-in-law Eric Stoughton of Devon; grandchildren Kyle Decker DVM, Sean and Eric Stroomer and Lara Willenken; a daughter-in-law Lorraine Decker; five great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son John Decker. Friends are invited to attend her funeral at the William R. McDonald Funeral Home, 2591 Main St., Stratford on Monday, April 22, 2013 at 11:00 am with the Rev. Ed Rawls officiating. Interment in Union Cemetery, Stratford. Calling hours will be Sunday, April 21 in the funeral home from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. To leave and online condolence, please visit www.wrmcdonaldfuneralhome.com