Dorothy I. Decker, 77, of Oswego, passed away after a brief illness on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Upstate University Hospital. She was born on July 21, 1941, in Oneonta, a daughter to the late Dwayne and Marguerite Short Borden. Dorothy enjoyed reading and completing her word search books. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Decker and brother, Charles Borden. She is survived by her daughter, Karen (Louis) Brown of Oswego; two grandchildren, Nicole Smith and Allison (Timothy) Gioia; five great-grandchildren, Alexander Hahn, Zacharia Hahn, Hunter Smith, Sonja Smith and Jemini Abbott as well several nieces and nephews. Calling hours are noon to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12 at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton.