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Russell L. Becker

July 21, 1927 — March 23, 2019


Russell L. “Pop” Becker, 91, passed away Saturday evening at the Manor Care Sinking Spring. He was the husband of Dolores A. (Fetterolf) Becker with whom he shared a loving marriage of sixty-nine years.

Russell served his country in the United States Army during World War II. He was employed by Textile Machine Works and later by Polymer Plastics from where he retired.

He enjoyed fishing, word search puzzles, and spending time with his family and friends. His sense of humor and many jokes will be missed.

“Pop” will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by his wife, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren , and great great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Russell was predeceased in death by his fourteen brothers and sisters.

The Becker family would like to acknowledge the compassionate care that was provided by the staff at Manor Care, Sinking spring and Heartland Hospice.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday at 11:30 A.M. at Berks County Memorial Gardens, Fleetwood.

Milkins Giles Funeral Home, inc. Temple is entrusted with the arrangements.

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Service Schedule

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Starts at 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Berks County Memorial Gardens

201 Evansville Road, Fleetwood, PA 19522

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