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DECK, Margaret Claire "Mima"
DECK - Margaret Claire "Mima"
Margaret Claire "Mima" Deck, of Lewiston, NY, passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2011, at her residence. She was born in Buffalo, NY on April 3, 1935, the daughter of the late Edward and Margaret (Furey) Carlo. She is survived by her loving husband of 51 years Joseph A. Deck, Sr.; three sons Joseph A. (Sara) Deck, Jr. of Orchard Park, NY, Michael E. (Suzanne) Deck of East Amherst, NY and John A. (Valerie) Deck of Prospect, KY; two daughters, Jeanne M. (Jeffrey) Magavern of Orchard Park, NY and Elizabeth A. (Jeffrey) Ohle of East Amherst, NY. She was the cherished Mima to her 12 loving grandchildren Brad, Joseph III (Trey), Janee, Emily, Jeffrey Jr. (Jace), Sydney, Michael Jr. (Cal), Lauren, Conner, Jack, Christian and Patrick. Her beloved sister, Maryann (Dr. Stephen) Joyce; one brother, Louis (Linda) Carlo; two sisters-in-law, Sue (Tom) Rush and Joan Carlo. Mrs. Deck was the sister of the late John and James Carlo. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews whom she adored. Mrs. Deck was dearly loved by a wonderful circle of friends. She loved to travel, but most of all, spend time with her beloved family and friends. Mrs. Deck graduated from Mt. Mercy Academy in 1952.
She was a stewardess with American Airlines and a lifetime member of the KIWI Club. She was a member of the Bishop's Lay Council. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 9:30 AM at Our Lady of Victory Basilica, 767 Ridge Road, Lackawanna, NY. Memorials may be made in her name to Our Lady of Victory or to St. Jude's Hospital. Inurnment in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, NY. Visit www.rhoneyfuneralhome.com, for guest register.