CLARA A. DECOTIS, 88, State Route 9, Peru, died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at the Evergreen Valley Nursing Home in Plattsburgh. She was born in Detroit, Mich., Jan. 26, 1926, the daughter of Patrick and Theresa (Manipelli) DeCotis. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery in Paterson, N.J. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru, 643-9055.