|Birth: ||Nov. 28, 1949|
|Death: ||May 10, 2007|
THOREAU — Funeral services for Eldon Pete Becenti, 57, will be at 10 a.m. today, May 15 at the Thoreau Church of God. Evangelist Benny Harry will officiate. Burial will follow at San Antone Springs, NM.
Becenti died May 10 in Thoreau. He was born November 28, 1949, in Crownpoint into the Sagebrush Hill Clan for the Towering House Clan.
Becenti attended Thoreau Elementary, Rehoboth Christian School, Gallup High School, and graduated from Ganado Mission High School in 1967. He attended Ft. Lewis College and Eastern New Mexico University. He served in the US Navy on USS Ticonderoga and USS Missapalin. Becenti worked in carpentry, on pipelines, and as a rancher.
Survivors include his wife Anna Y. Becenti of Thoreau; daughters Tina Ann Becenti, Beulah Chacho, Rachael M. Becenti, all of Thoreau Christina Becenti of Crownpoint; brother, Willis T. Becenti of San Diego, NM; sisters, Joyce Becenti of Rio Rancho, NM, Charlotte Smith of Crownpoint, Marylynn Harry of Crownpoint; and seven grandchildren.
Becenti was preceded in death by his parents, Peter C. Becenti, Alfred Becenti, Janet V. Becenti; brothers, Peter C. Becenti, Jr., Michael D. Becenti, Anthony V. Becenti; sisters Una Kellywood and Janet Woode.
Pallbearers will be Donovan Becenti, Bill Becenti, Alfred Harry, Orlando Chacho, Wauseka Becenti, Rick Becenti, Danny Tom, and Fredrick Platero.
The family will receive relatives and friends at Ana Y. Becenti's residence, located two miles West of Thoreau High School.
Cope Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Spyrose
Record added: May 18, 2007
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