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Barbara Wilson Beck
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1934
Death: Aug. 9, 2011

BATH Barbara Wilson Beck passed away Aug. 9, 2011, at HillHouse Convalescent Home, Bath. She was born Oct. 11, 1934, in Berlin, N.H., a daughter of Harry M. Wilson, M.D., and Alberta Wight Wilson.

Barbara was raised in Bethel and eventually Bath, where the family resided for many years. She was a 1952 graduate of Morse High School and a 1955 graduate of Lasell College, Auburndale, Mass.

She also attended the University of Maine. On June 29, 1956, she married James W. Beck of Woolwich. They had three children. For many years, Barbara taught school, first in Bath and later in Bucksport and Gardner. A lifelong Episcopalian, Barbara had a generous, loving heart and fun-loving spirit. She was a corporator of MidCoast Hospital, Brunswick, and former board member of MidCoast Hospital Auxiliary, with which she was active for many years.

She leaves her husband of 55 years, James W. Beck of Bath; her brother, Harry M. Wilson II of Pittston; her daughter, Katherine Beck Whittemore of Harpswell; and two sons, David Wilson Beck of West Palm Beach, Fla., and Daniel Wight Beck of Manchester. She also leaves her grandchildren, Lincoln Beck Erhard of Boston, Caitlin Alberta Erhard of Cambridge, Mass., Timothy J. Whittemore of Anne Arbor, Mich., Samuel E. Whittemore of Rwanda, Africa, Jami Beck Hewes of Spartanburg, S.C., John David Beck of Crestview, Fla., Tyler Steven Beck of Readfield, Brooke Ashley Beck of Readfield, Lyndsay Brooke Cochrane of Chicago, and Matthew, Madeline and Katie Beck of Manchester. She also leaves her nephew, Harry M. Wilson III of Skowhegan; two nieces, Jennifer Ann Wilson and Rebecca Ann Wilson McFarland, both of West Gardner; as well as five great-grandchildren.

Interment will be at Oak Grove Cemetery. (Bangor Daily News posted 8/9/2011)

Oak Grove Cemetery
Sagadahoc County
Maine, USA
Created by: Bev Winship
Record added: Aug 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74685589


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