Mary Ellen Beckhorn

Mary Ellen Beckhorn, 58, of Reedsville, Pa., died Oct. 26 in Nags Head, N.C.

Born Aug. 28, 1954, in Carbondale, daughter of the late John and Eva Kruper, she was a loving person who touched every person that came into her life. She loved spending time with her children and two grandsons. Her smile will be deeply missed.

Surviving are a daughter, Keri Heimbaugh and husband, Jan, Spring Mills, Pa.; a son, Brian Beckhorn and wife, Michelle, Lake Ariel; two grandchildren, Chase and Morgan Heimbaugh; a sister, Patricia Bricker, Sisters, Ore.; a brother, Jack Kruper and sister-in-law, Renee, Cary, Ill.; nieces, nephews and many close friends.

A memorial service will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Charles A. Battenberg Funeral Home, 363 Washington Ave., Jermyn.

Friends and family may call from 1 to 3. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pets Come First, 2451 General Potter Highway, Center Hall, PA 16828; or the Lupus Foundation of Pennsylvania, 615 Jefferson Ave., Scranton, PA l8510.

Published in Scranton Times on Nov. 7, 2012