|Birth: ||May 28, 1923|
|Death: ||Mar. 28, 2011|
From The Daily Item Tue Mar 29, 2011, 08:11 PM EDT
MILTON — John O. Becker, 87, of Montour Street, passed away on Monday, March 28, 2011, at RiverWoods, Lewisburg.
He was born May 28, 1923, in Roundtown, a son of the late William D. and Mamie (Gotwalt) Becker. On June 22, 1942, he married the former Mary Alice Wire and his death breaks a marital union of 68 years.
John was a World War II veteran serving with the 1080 Army Engineers.
He was employed as a supervisor with the United States Federal Penitentiary Prison Industries, retiring in 1978.
John was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Milton.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Bradley L. Becker and Dennis L. Becker, both of Danville; three grandchildren, Brian Becker, Karl Becker and Amanda Kitchens; three great-grandchildren, Eric Becker, Megan Becker and Kaylee Yocum; one brother, George Becker, of York; and one sister, Florence Hoover, of York.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Kathy Sumner in 2008; and four brothers, Bill Becker, Bob Becker, Dan Smyser and Harold Becker.
Friends and relatives will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Shaw Funeral Home, Milton. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 100 Mahoning St., Milton, with the Rev. Cheryl L. Berner, officiating.
Burial with military honors will be in the Milton Cemetery.
Created by: Rich Fedoush
Record added: Mar 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67639514
hello grandpa.i didn't knowyou long but you will always have a place in my heart.|
Added: Jun. 23, 2011
Thank you Mr. Becker for your service to our country. Rest In Eternal Peace.|
Added: Mar. 29, 2011