March 15, 2012
Monday, March 19, 2012 2:00 PM Grace Baptist Church, Urbana
Joseph Charles Beck, Sr., 70, of Urbana passed away Thursday, March 15, 2012 in his son’s home.
He was born November 11, 1941 in Cambridge, MA the son of Charles Joseph and Josephine (Rotondo) Beck.
Joseph was a member of the ‘Men of McDonalds’ in Urbana and the ‘Joker’s Club’. He coached little league baseball and was a little league umpire. Joseph was a champion at dance contest and enjoyed watching movies.
He is survived by his sons, Joseph Charles (Susan) Beck, Jr. of Springfield, Charles Joseph (Erika) Beck of Quincy, MA and Eric Beck (Fiancé, Karen McManus) of Billerica, MA; grandchildren, Joseph, Amanda, Alexis, Justin, Elizabeth and Danica; the mother of his children, Dorothy Chimenti; 3 brothers, Robert, Charles and Stephen Beck; as well as 12 nieces and nephews.
Joseph is preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Dolores McCormack.
Following Joesph’s wishes, his body will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 19, 2012 in the Grace Baptist Church, Urbana with Pastor Aaron Samples officiating.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.