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Nelson Paul Becenti, Sr
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Birth: Jun. 9, 1940
Death: Jul. 31, 2005

FREMONT, Calif. Funeral services for Nelson Paul Becenti Sr., 65, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5 at Cope Memorial Chapel. Pastor Tom White will officiate. Burial will follow in the Gallup City Cemetery.

Becenti Sr. died July 31 in Fremont, Calif. He was born June 9, 1940 in Rehoboth into the Edge Water People Clan for the Towering House People Clan.

Becenti Sr. attended Albuquerque Indian School. He received a degree in Business Management from Ohlone College.

Survivors include his wife, Grace Silago Becenti of Fremont, Calif.; son, Nelson Becenti Jr. of Fremont; daughters, Loretta Becenti of Fremont, Lila Becenti of Churchrock; brother, David Becenti of Twin Lakes; sister, Mary Ann Murphy of Churchrock.

Becenti was preceded in death by his father, Paul Becenti Sr.; mother, Elsie Daniels Becenti; brother, Paul Becenti Jr.; and sister, Martha Jean Becenti.

Pallbearers will be Alfred Becenti, Roland Becenti, Gilbert Murphy, Jameson Bennett, Herbert Touchine Jr., Lorenzo Becenti, Delvin Bennett and Patrick Bennett.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the Church Rock Chapter.

Cope Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Gallup City Cemetery
McKinley County
New Mexico, USA
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Record added: Jan 24, 2006
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Nelson Paul Becenti, Sr
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