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Larry Tom Becenti
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Birth: Apr. 27, 1961
Death: Apr. 15, 2010

CONTINENTAL DIVIDE Funeral services for Larry Tom Becenti, 48, will be 1 p.m. Friday, April 30, at Rollie Mortuary, Gallup. The Rev. Ernest Largo will officiate. Burial will be in Gallup City Cemetery, Gallup.

Becenti died April 15, 2010, in Gallup. He was born April 27, 1961, in Crownpoint, into the Towering House People Clan for the Salt People Clan.

Becenti attended Thoreau Elementary and graduated from Thoreau High School. He joined the U.S. Marines in 1981, and was one of the Navajo Platoon selected from Window Rock. He also attended SIPI, Albuquerque, High Tech Institute, Phoenix and UNM-Gallup Branch. He was employed with Intel, Chanler and SWIF, Gallup. Becenti was a carpenter and silversmith. His hobbies included listening to music, fishing, attending concerts, reading and outdoor camping.

Survivors include his wife, Floreen Shelly of Thoreau; son, Kyle Shelly-Becenti of Fort Jackson, S.C.; daughter, Larraine Shelly-Becenti of Thoreau; brothers, Henry Becenti of Continental Divide, Raymond Becenti of Farmington, Ervin Becenti of Tucson, Hoskie T. Becenti Jr. of Continental Divide; sisters, Nellie Ration of Smith Lake, Sadie Harris of Page, Lucie Platero of Gamerco, Jeannie Wilson of Continental Divide, Juanita Becenti of Continental Divide.

Becenti was preceded in death by his parents, Hoskie T. Becenti, Alice Y. Becenti; brother, Wesley Becenti; grandparents, Ellen Becenti, Big Tom Becenti, Billy Yazzie.

Pallbearers will be David Henio, Robin Wood, Paul Enditto, Tommy Moses, Hoskie Becenti Jr.
The family will receive relatives and friends at Thoreau Chapter House, following services.

Rollie Mortuary is in charge of arrangements
Gallup City Cemetery
McKinley County
New Mexico, USA
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Record added: Aug 24, 2010
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Larry Tom Becenti
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U. S. Marine Corps veteran
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