Richmondville- Marie J. Becker, 83, of Palmer Road, died Monday, June 5, 2017
at her residence in the care of her family and hospice.
Born May 5, 1934 in Decatur, she was the daughter of Walter and Sadie (Dauley) Jeffers.
Marie retired from SUNY Cobleskill where she was a cook for many years. She was a member of the First Christian Church of South Valley.
In her younger years, she and her husband enjoyed traveling throughout the United States and parts of Canada. She also enjoyed square dancing. Her other hobbies include crocheting, reading, baking, cooking, family games and puzzles. Time spent with her family was treasured the most by her.
Survivors include her husband, Robert H. Becker, whom she married August 5, 1956; her children: Donald (Cathey) Townsend of Ashland City, TN, Kim Coffin of Amsterdam, NY, Cindy (Pete) Perri of Slaterville Springs, NY and Fird (Kathy) Becker of Clarkdale, AZ; her sister, Laura LaPlante; thirteen grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.
A private graveside service will be held in the future at the family's convenience.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church of South Valley Building Fund, State Route 165, Cherry Valley, NY 13320.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill.
Charlotteville Rural Cemetery
Baptist Church Rd.
Charlotteville, NY, 12036
A service summary is not available