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Joe Dec Was a Devoted Brother Despite Adversity

Clinton Street resident Joe Dec, who died on December 1, was loved by the people  in his co-op and on his street.   With no living family members left to make sure that his final wish to be buried with his mother and brother be carried out, his neighbors took on the responsibility.    In […]

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Thanks to Great Neighbors Working Together, Brooklyn Heights’ Joe Dec Will Rest in Peace

Last week reported on the death of Clinton Street resident Joe Dec and the subsequent search by concerned neighbors for any living relatives and their desire to give him a proper burial. We’re happy to report that the attorney for Mr. Dec’s co-op has contacted BHB and neighbor Jim Murray, who brought the issue to […]

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Clinton Street’s Joe Dec Dies, Neighbors Searching for Family Members

This news just in from BHB reader Jim Murray: Longtime Heights neighbor and friend Joe Dec passed away on Wednesday, December 1, while walking to his home at 30 Clinton Street. Joe could often be seen sitting outside his apartment building chatting with neighbors who walked by. He was a fixture in the neigborhood. Those […]

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