Morris DeDecker

Obituary of Morris DeDecker

DeDecker: Morris Albert-

A resident of Chatham, Morris DeDecker passed away at the Riverview Gardens on December 19, 2022  at the age of 93. 

Born in Harwich Township, Morris was the son of  the late Medar and Edith (Nead) DeDecker.

Reunited with wife Isabelle (nee Van Mieghem ).

Survived by lifelong Friend, Ron Vandevelde (Yvonne), Nephew, Rudy Vandewynckel.

Predeceased by daughter Judy and son in law Earl Laing. 

Grandfather to Paul Laing (Mindy) and Carrie Barrette.

Great Grandfather to Hunter Laing.

Predeceased by brother Joe DeDecker.

Morris worked for Navistar for 30 years. He enjoyed his retirement, going to the casino and wheelin and dealin.

Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 459 St.Clair St, Chatham, on Wednesday, December 28, 2022 from 4:00-7:00pm. A celebration of Morris' life will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday, December 29, 2022 at 11:00am. 

Cremation has taken place.

In lieu of flowers, donations made in memory of Morris to the Alzheimer Society of Chatham-Kent or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. 

Online condolences may be left at

McKinlay Funeral Home
459 St. Clair Street, Chatham

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