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Vivian V Gorham Bechdel
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Birth: Feb. 25, 1937
Lock Haven
Clinton County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 2009
State College
Centre County
Pennsylvania, USA

Vivian V. (Gorham) Bechdel, 72, of Bellefonte, died at Mt. Nittany Medical Center on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009.

She was born in Lock Haven on Feb. 25, 1937, daughter of the late Byron and Mildred Bechdel Gorham.

Vivian was an accomplished homemaker who loved computer games, crafts and visiting the local thrift stores searching for bargains.

She was preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy K. Bechdel, one sister and one brother.

Surviving are four sons Jack (Christine) Glantz of Mill Hall, Mike (Pam) Glantz of Lock Haven, Pat (Patty) Glantz of Lamar, and Robert Glantz; four daughters, Lisa (Dave) Eckard of Altoona, Kelly (Marty) Ulbrick of Woodland, Dana (Joe) Dorey of Howard and Jane Bechdel of Avis; 16 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Johnson of Blanchard.

Private family memorial services will be held at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours.

Helt Funeral Chapel of Mill Hall is in charge of the arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent to

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Record added: Sep 04, 2009
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"It is the will of God and Nature that these mortal bodies be laid aside, when the soul is to enter into real life; 'tis rather an embryo state, a preparation for living; a man is not completely born until he be dead: Why then should we grieve that a new...(Read more)
- Leanne Keefer Bechdel
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