Margaret (Nirschl) Becker

November 23, 1930 ~ December 19, 2021 (age 91)


Cobleskill- Margaret Becker, 91, of State Route 10, died Sunday, December 19, 2021, at home surrounded by her loving family.

Born November 23, 1930, in the hamlet of Patria, she was the daughter of Anton and Elinor (Stanton) Nirschl.

Margaret was a 1949 graduate of Sharon Springs Central School.  Margaret served as Postmaster from 1972 to1992 in Lawyersville and also assisted in the daily operations of the dairy farm from 1976 until 1996.

Margaret was a member of the Lawyersville Reformed Church where she served as a deacon and an elder.

She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Edward C. Becker, Sr on February 24, 2010, and her son, Edward C. Becker, Jr. on November 18, 2014.

Survivors include her children: Christine Hibbard of Cobleskill and Arnold (Donna) Becker of Cobleskill; her siblings: Betty Cullen, Beverly (Robert) Kachmarik, Allan (Joan) Nirschl, Edwin (Kathy) Nirschl, David (Linda) Nirschl, Stephen (Barbara) Nirschl and Susan (Gary) Davis; twelve grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10AM, Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at Lawyersville Reformed Church, 4957 State Route 145, Lawyersville, NY.  Inurnment will follow in Zion Rural Cemetery, town of Seward, NY.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Lawyersville Reform Church, PO Box 421, Cobleskill, NY 12043.

Arrangements are entrusted to Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill, NY.

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Memorial Service
May 25, 2022

10:00 AM
Lawyersville Reformed Church (Lawyersville, NY)


Lawyersville Reformed Church
P.O. Box 421, Cobleskill NY 12043

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