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Matthew John Beckett
Birth: Jan. 27, 1914
County Mayo, Ireland
Death: Apr. 9, 1991
County Mayo, Ireland

Mr Matt Beckett, St Marys, Crescent Westport was a former Fine Gael Counciller on Westport U.D.C. and Chairman of the authorty on 3 occasions, 1955-62, 1964-67 & 1970-71.
He was a former Chairman of West Mayo GAA and Co Board, and also member of Mayo VEC. He was a founder member of Wesport Credit Union, and on the Union's Board of Directors.

In his late 70's he was associated with many parish activies and was Minister of the Eucharist for St Marys, Church.

He took part in the Spanish Civil War, and on his return was active in the LDF. He was a life-long member of PTAA.

His coffin was draped in the Westport flag. Members of UDC Credit Union, and FCA -A Coy, flanked the hearse in a guard of honour. Attendance included national. local politicians, members of sporting, cultural and parish organisations.

Buriel took place in Aughavale, May he rest in Peace.

Grandfather of Jamie Ger Joyce


Family links: 
  Matthew Beckett (1873 - 1943)
  Katie Lavelle Beckett (1885 - 1923)
  Maura Dunne Beckett (1924 - 2002)*
  Ruth Beckett (1956 - 1956)*
  Matthew John Beckett (1914 - 1991)
  Jack Beckett (1915 - 1993)*
*Calculated relationship
Aughavale Cemetery
County Mayo, Ireland
Created by: Dympna Beckett Joyce
Record added: Feb 22, 2009
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Matthew John Beckett
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