Mary Edna Beck, 74, of 16377 Horseshoe Drive, Saegertown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at Meadville Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
Mary was born in Magherafelt, Ireland, on Sept. 7, 1938, a daughter of the late Matilda and Robert Caskey.
She was a member of Church of the Nazarene, Meadville.
After more than 20 years of service, Mary retired in 2003 from Meadville Medical Center where she had been employed in the dietary department. Following her retirement, she worked part time at Long John Silvers for a period of nine years, retiring again in December 2012.
Mary immigrated to America in 1955 with her brother, James Caskey. She was a friend to everyone. Mary loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mary is survived by a daughter, Cheryl Livingston and her husband, Dennis, of Hartstown; a son, Walter Beck and his wife, Melinda, of Cambridge Springs; six grandchildren, two of whom she helped raise, Mandi Marie Hubert and her husband, Jeremy Sr., of Saegertown, Sean Louis Carpenter and his fiancée, Michele Chase, of Saegertown; three stepgrandchildren; great-grandchildren, Matthew Luzier, Kevin Luzier and Jeremy Hubert Jr., all of Saegertown, and Ryan Parsons of Meadville; two sisters, Whinne Mastrouito of Kirkland, Wash., and Eileen Murray and her husband, Ian, of Antrim, Ireland; a sister-in-law, Louise Caskey of Meadville; several nieces and nephews; and her dog, Bobo.
In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by a daughter, Dawn Marie Beck-Carpenter, in 2001; a son, Donald Ray Beck in 1977; two brothers, Jim Caskey and Robert Caskey; and three sisters, Annie Purvis, Bella Brown and Sheila Pitts.
Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.
Interment will take place in Greendale Cemetery, West Mead Township, with the Rev. Rodney A. Johnson, pastor of Church of the Nazarene, officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville.
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