Harriet A. Decker

Obituary of Harriet A. Decker

Harriet A. (Shields) Decker, age 83, of Lafayette Hill, PA died Friday, October 27, 2017 at Masonic Village . Harriet . was born October 18, 1934 in Phila., PA. She is the daughter of the late Harry and the late Helen (Hober) Shields.

She the wife of the late Leonard Decker who passed away 1/20/17.


Harriet was a graduate of Springfield High School and West Chester University.

She was a founding member and choir member of St .Philip Neri Church in Lafayette Hill along with being a past President of their Phillipians Group.

Harriet was a former School teacher and a long time Girl Scout Leader and volunteer for the Saint Joseph's Villa, Meals on Wheels and the Morris Arboretum.

She is survived by two daughters: Mary Anne Alicea (Norbert) and Dr.Catherine Decker (Dr.Curt Burgess), and one son: Lt. Commander Andrew Decker (Mary Anne); she is also survived by a sister Mary "Lynn" Cuyler and her 5 Grandchildren-Alexandra, Timothy, Noelle, Allison and Theodore.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held 11:00 am on Saturday, November 4 at Saint Philip Neri Church, 437 Ridge Pike, Lafayette Hill, PA. 19444 Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Calling hours will be Saturday, November 4 from 9:30-11AM at Saint Philip Neri Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Saint Philip Neri Church..