1930 – 2012
Thompson – George E. Becker, 82, of Azud Rd., died Friday July 27, 2012 in his home surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Frances Becker for 53 years. Born in North Calis, VT, he was the son of the late George and Maude (Landry) Becker.
Mr. Becker was a Korean War veteran where he received a Purple Heart for his service. He worked as an extruder for Danco for 20 years. He enjoyed fishing, cooking and visiting casinos. An avid sports fan, he loved to watch the UConn Women’s Huskies. He was a member of the Albert J. Breault VFW Post.
George was survived by his sons, George Becker and his wife Debbie of Thompson, and Michael Becker and his wife Gloria of Putnam; his daughters, Sandra Ouellette and her husband Mark of Putnam, and Katherine Becker of Pittsboro, NC; his sisters, Verna Fletcher of South Royalton, VT, and Nellie Becker of Vershire, VT; eleven grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his daughter, the late Mary Ann Becker.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with George’s family from 4:00 to 6:00 pm on Thursday August 2, 2012 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam with his funeral service beginning at 5:30pm. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Northeast Connecticut, PO Box 632, Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com