Albert J. Becker

WALLINGFORD - Albert John Becker, 91, of Wallingford, passed away, Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Masonicare Health Center in Wallingford.

Albert was born in Tamaqua, Pa., on July 12, 1922, a son of the late John Caldwell Becker and Julia Anna Stahler Becker. Albert graduated from Tamaqua High School and enlisted in the U.S. Navy from 1942-1946, serving during World War II in the Philippines. Albert was employed as a sheet metal mechanic for Pratt & Whitney Aircraft for many years. He enjoyed model trains and was a lifelong member of the Masons Keystone Chapter 27, Compass Lodge 9 and the Elks Lodge 771 in Middletown.

Albert is survived by his sons, Ralph Becker (Cheryl) of Southington, and Mark Becker (Wendy) of Meriden; his daughter, Diane Greene Jenkins, of California; his stepchildren, David Borkowski (Lee Anne) of Madison, Susan Wiese (Dwight) of Wallingford, and Cheri Pazera (Bogdan) of Delaware; many grandchildren, and great-grandchildren; his sister, Jean Tepo and her husband, Michael; and his brother, Robert Becker and his wife, Aldona, all of Allentown, Pa.; and many nieces and nephews. Albert is preceded in death by his daughter, Donna Joy King; his son, John Karl Greene; his brothers, Russel and Howard; and his sister, Dorothy.

His family will receive relatives and friends in The Wallingford Funeral Home, 809 N. Main St. Ext., Saturday, March 22, from 2 until 3:45 p.m. A funeral service will be held in The Wallingford Funeral Home at 4 p.m. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, please send a thank you note to all the great caregivers on Ramage 5, at Masonicare, 22 Masonic Ave., Wallingford, CT 06492 in Al's name.

Funeral Home

Wallingford Funeral Home
809 North Main Street Ext. Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 269-7777

Published in The Record-Journal on Mar. 19, 2014