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Peter P. Dec

February 10, 1954 ~ July 27, 2019 (age 65)
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Peter P. Dec Jr., 65, of Auburn NY passed away Saturday, July 27th, 2019 at Auburn Community Hospital surrounded by loving family.

Mr. Dec was born in Auburn, NY to the late Peter and Jean (Swietoniowski) Dec. 

Petey was a communicant of St Hyacinth Church, Member of the SAL American Legion - SK Post #1324, 23 Year member of the Ukrainian National Club, also serving as Trustee for several years and a member of the Falcon Sportsman Club.  Being an avid musician – Petey was also a member of Nightfall, Alibi and the Sunkings. He was a die hard Buffalo Bills and the NY Yankees fan.  He was a local childhood Cottage Street Rat, and an Honorary Chase Street Bulldog later in life.  He also loved Boating, Golf (especially with his favorite duo K&K)  

Petey is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Catherine (Reffue) Dec, his beloved daughter, Gretchen (Dec) Davision, son-in-law Bradford Davison, and new granddaughter Miss Scarlette Johanna Davison.  His brother David Dec ( Martha)  and Sister-in-law Doe Dec.   “UP” is also survived by many nieces and nephews whom he loved very much.  

In addition to his parents Pete was predeceased by his brother, Paul Dec,

A Memorial Mass will be offered in St. Hyacinth’s Church 63 Pulaski Street Auburn, NY Thursday August 8th at 1:00pm.  In accordance with Petey wishes there will no calling hours .


Donations may be made to:

Ukrainian National Club
125 Washington St., Auburn NY 13021

Throop Volunteer Fire Department
7159 Beech Tree Road, Auburn NY 13021

Charity of Choice


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