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Donald Beckett

Donald Beckett

Born In: New Jerusalem, New Brunswick, Canada
Born: July 2nd, 1926

Passed in: Hampton, New Brunswick, Canada
Passed on: July 19th, 2010

Donald Edwin Beckett of Saint John, husband of Eleanor G. (Braydon) Beckett, passed away on Monday, July 19, 2010 at the Dr. V. A. Snow Centre in Hampton. Born at New Jerusalem, Queens County on July 2, 1926, he was a son of the late J. Edwin and Mildred (Machum) Beckett.
Don owned and operated Donald E. Beckett Lumber Ltd. for many years, never fully retiring. In his younger years, many fond memories were made playing hockey and ball in his community, therefore leading him to sponsor many teams throughout the years, most recently the KBM Aces and the Beckett Lumber Kings. For more than 35 years, he spent his summers at Hardings Point trailer park, and enjoyed wintering in Florida for the last several years. In addition to his wife of 54 years, Don is survived by his son, Donald G. Beckett (Carrie) of Morna; grandchildren Jessica, Amanda, Jaclynn, and Jeremy Beckett; sisters Ruby Laird (James) of Hampton and Evelyn Anderson, also of Hampton; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to his parents, Don was predeceased by sisters Greta and Dorothy Beckett and Edith Doherty; and by brothers Colin and George Beckett.
The family would like to thank the staff of the Dr. V. A. Snow Centre for the wonderful care given to Don in the past six weeks, and to his 24 hour home care workers who made it possible for Don to stay home as long as he did. Your kindness will always be remembered.
Resting at Brenan's Bay View Funeral Home, 1461 Manawagonish Road, Saint John West, with visiting on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 22, 2010 at 11:00 AM from Brenan's Bay View Chapel. Interment will take place in the Brown's Flat Baptist Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances to the Dr. V. A. Snow Centre or to the CNIB would be appreciated by the family.




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