1903-01-25; Paper: Philadelphia Inquirer
"ELLWOOD BECKER BURIED
Funeral Services Conducted by Washington Lodge of Masons
The funeral of Ellwood Becker was held yesterday from his late residence, 401 Pine street. The services at the house were conducted by Rev. Hughes O. Gibbons, of the Third Presbyterian Church, assisted by Rev. James Crawford, of Christ Reformed Church.
The funeral proceeded to West Laurel Hill Cemetery, where the services were conducted by the Washington Lodge of Masons, in the presence of many members of other organizations with which Mr. Becker had been prominently connected. Floral offerings and the delegations from the various political clubs to which he belonged in his lifetime were present. The honorary pall bearers were:
Senator M. S. Quay and Boise Penrose, Insurance Commissioners Durham, H. H. Voorhees, J. P. McNichol, E. M. Cooper, Thomas F. McMahon, Thomas McDonough, Charles J. Gallagher, William S. Emsley, Daniel Baird, Thomas Bray, William Mears, E. T. Alburger, the Rev. J. Gray BOlton, D. D., Andrew Carson, Joseph E. Fabian and St. Harry Keyser."
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