DECKER, Gerald Richard “Jerry”

DECKER, Gerald Richard “Jerry,” 76, of St. Clairsville, OH, died Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at his home.

He was born July 7, 1937 in Beallsville, OH, a son of the late Sanford Dale Decker and Loretta Morris Decker.

Jerry was a retired employee of the former Bell Atlantic Telephone Company.

Surviving are his wife, Andrea Bartolovich Decker; a son, Dennis (Jennifer) Decker of Camden, Alabama; a daughter, Danielle (Tate) Vanausdle of Columbus, OH; sisters, Sandra Maier of Las Vegas, NV, and Karen Yoders of Moundsville, WV; five grandchildren.

Friends will be received at Toothman Funeral Home in St. Clairsville on Saturday from 2 p.m. until time of memorial service at 4 p.m. with Rev. Margie Carr officiating.

A private interment will be held at the convenience of the family in Linwood Cemetery, Blaine, OH.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH 43943.

The Decker family wishes to extend their deepest gratitude to the staff of Valley Hospice for the wonderful care they provided.