YORK William Jesse Beecher, 92, went to be with his Lord on July 13, 2014. He was the husband of Bette Jane (Hershey) Beecher who died in August 1988. He was born in York on June 22, 1922, a son of the late William Ross and Florence (Briggs) Beecher. Bill was a 1940 graduate of William Penn Senior High School and attended Temple University. Early in his career, he worked with Rudy Glass and then spent 31 years with the U.S. Postal Service. He was an U.S. Army veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He and Bette were avid campers until her death in 1988. Bill is survived by nieces, Sonia L. Breneman and husband Norman of York, and Glenda Taurins and husband Indulus of New Smyrna, Fla. At the discretion of the family, services are private. Many thanks to Autumn House East for many years of loving care and to Grane Hospice. Arrangements by Etzweiler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1111 E. Market St., York, PA. www.etzweilerfuneralhome.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on July 16, 2014