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Julia Berghuys Decker, 88, of Cokesbury Village in Hockessin died peacefully on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Julia was born in Jersey City, New Jersey and lived her long life in New Jersey, New York, Illinois, Virginia and finally Delaware.

She is pre-deceased by her loving husband of 62 years, Harold Decker. She is survived by her 5 children Carol (Charlie) Gawthrop of Hockessin, Nancy (Bob) Nelson of Ashburn, Virginia, Judy (Chris) Lee of Basking Ridge, New Jersey, Diane (Steve) Siegel of Midlothian, Virginia, Roy (Elizabeth) Decker of Guilford, Connecticut, and her 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her close friend, Carl Krespan, and many other dear AA

In addition to being a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Julia was an accomplished artist and tireless volunteer. Her hobbies included playing golf and bridge and attending concerts, lectures and dances. Family and friends will always remember her warm and generous spirit.

A celebration of Julia's life will be held at a later date.