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76 Prospect Street
Rockville-Vernon, CT 06066
Phone: (860) 875-5490
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Roberta Dekker

Roberta Mary Dekker ( )

Friday, March 31st, 1939 - Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Roberta M. Dekker, (Crosse), 80, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019 at her home surrounded by the loving care of her family and friends. Roberta had the soul and spirit of an angel throughout her life, but now that soul and spirit belongs to our heavenly Father.
She was born in Chicago, Illinois, on March 31, 1939, the daughter of Rose (Haas) Crosse and Robert J. Crosse. Growing up on the south-side of Chicago, she was always a feisty Irish girl full of life and love.
She married Henry S. (Hank) Dekker in 1956 and would soon have celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary. She is the mother of Henry R. Dekker (Denise Erickson), and Thomas M. Dekker (the late Brooke (Newkirk-Dekker).
Roberta especially adored her grandchildren, the late Henry R. Dekker Jr., Kevin Dekker (Sarah), Andrew Dekker, Jennifer (Newkirk) Rogers, and Ryan Newkirk (Rebecca); and her great-grandchildren, Avery and Emma Newkirk, Garrett and Conner Rogers, and Abbey and Brady Dekker.
Her beloved siblings include the late Michael (Rita) Crosse, Kevin (Mary Lou) Crosse, Dennis (Jane) Crosse, Kathy (Steve) Pechukas, and the late James Crosse.
Her nieces, nephews, and godchildren are numerous and special beyond measure, as is her daughter-in-law Cheryl Dekker.
Roberta lived a life of love and acceptance of others. Everyone who entered her home left with a new friend and a feeling of optimism and joy. She will be remembered for her chatty nature and her fun-loving spirit.
Hank and Roberta enjoyed golf and tennis together with their dear friends. They also enjoyed travel and were fortunate to experience many adventures around the world.
Visitation will be Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 11 am to 3 pm, at the Burke-Fortin Funeral Home, 76 Prospect Street, Rockville, CT. A Funeral Home Service will follow immediately at 3 pm. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital (stjude.org/donate-to-st-jude). For online condolences please visit www.pietrasfuneralhome.com.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, September 7th, 2019 | 11:00am - 3:00pm
    When
    Saturday, September 7th, 2019 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Location
    Burke-Fortin Funeral Home
    Address
    76 Prospect Street
    VERNON ROCKVILLE, CT 06066
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  • Service

    Saturday, September 7th, 2019 | 3:00pm
    When
    Saturday, September 7th, 2019 3:00pm
    Location
    Burke-Fortin Funeral Home
    Address
    76 Prospect Street
    VERNON ROCKVILLE, CT 06066
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Christine

Posted at 12:45pm
Roberta was such a lovely person, her love of family was evident in everything she did and said. Our loss is heavens gain. Love and prayers to the Dekker and Crosse families. Love, Christine Crosse Mucha and family
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Donna McCune

Posted at 02:18pm
Dear Hank:

Everyone loved Roberta. I have such fond memories of time spent together. She was always kind, sweet, and loving. I know she and Bud are watching down over us now. I hope the love and support of family and friends brings you comfort during this difficult time. I'm thinking of you. Donna McCune
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Bonnie Elmer

Posted at 03:29pm
She was a great lady and will be missed by all and have you all in are prays Bonnie Tom Elmer and Family
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Deb Pinto

Posted at 02:48pm
Hank, we are so sorry to hear of Roberta's passing. Love and Prayers
Deb and Vin Pinto
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