Alec Bekanich

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  • "Mary Jo I am very sorry for your loss , I will always..."
    - Theresa Supczenski
  • "So sorry for your loss Mary Jo. May Alec now Rest In Peace."
    - Mary Swim
  • "It was a pleasure to have known you."
    - Michael Montagna
  • "Been good to know you."
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Alec Bekanich, 48, of Forty Fort, formerly of Exeter, passed away from lung cancer on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in the care of Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.

Born in Pittston, he was the son of the late Frank (Sam) and Teresa Shandra Bekanich.

Alec was a member of the Back Mountain Club House for seven years. He was an avid concert-/festival-goer, where he shared his love for music with his wife and friends. To quote a line from The Grateful Dead, "What a long strange trip it's been." Fly high on the rail in the sky. NFA.

He is survived by his mother, Teresa, Exeter; his loving wife, Mary Jo LaFrance Bekanich; son, Tyler and his fiancee, Haleigh Gennetts, Wilkes-Barre; stepson, Joe Konopke, Luzerne; brother, Joseph, Forty Fort; nephew, Joey; and great-nephew and nieces, Cade, Meila and Layla.

Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Gubbiotti Funeral Home LLC, 1030 Wyoming Ave., Exeter. A celebration of life will be held at 7 p.m., with the Rev. Grace Taylor officiating.

Interment will be privately held.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Team Bekanich, www.gofundme.com.

To send the family an expression of sympathy or a condolence, please visit www.gubbiottifh.com.
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Published in Citizens' Voice on Sept. 15, 2018
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Exeter, PA   570-654-8931
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