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Mary E. Beck

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Mary E. Beck


Mary E. Beck, age 105, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at her residence. She was the wife of the late Joseph E. Beck, who passed away in 1941, and with whom she shared 5 years of marriage. Born in Chadds Ford, PA, she was the daughter of the late John Francis and Mary Anna Golden McGinley. She was a 1927 graduate of Media High School. She was a Lab technician at the NVF Co., in Kennett Square, PA retiring in 1974 after 35 years of service. She was a lifetime member of St. Cornelius Catholic Church in Chadds Ford, and was a member and past president of the Sodality at St. Cornelius.

She is survived by one daughter, Peggie Day and her husband Bill of Chadds Ford, PA; two grandchildren, Denise Day and William Day, Jr. (Mary Beth); two great grandchildren, Trip Day, and Foster Day; one step-great granddaughter, Kelly; her niece, Joan Osborne (Sheridan); god-daughter, Eunice Hannum and many other nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one sister, Margaret Morgan and her brothers, John, Edward, and Joseph McGinley.

The family would like to thank the staff of Heartland Hospice, especially Mary's nurse, Debra Detweiler, for the wonderful care they provided to her in her home, In addition, we would like to thank Betty Ferguson of Home Helpers for her companionship and care. The family is so grateful for the extra comfort that they all provided.

You are invited to visit with her family and friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday evening, August 22, 2014, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, 250 West State Street, Kennett Square, PA. You may also visit with the family from 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. on Saturday morning, August 23 at St. Cornelius Catholic Church, 160 Ridge Road, Chadds Ford, PA. Her funeral Mass will follow at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be in St. Thomas the Apostle Cemetery, 430 Valleybrook Road, Chester Heights, PA. In memory of Mrs. Beck, a contribution may be made to Heartland Hospice of Chadds Ford, 5 Christy Drive, Suite 103, Chadds Ford, PA 19317. Online condolences may be made by visiting

Published in The News Journal on Aug. 21, 2014
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