1944 – 2019
Danielson – Miles V. Beckett, Jr., 74, formerly of Westfield Village, died Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at Davis Place Healthcare. Born in Danbury, he was the son of the late Miles and Dorothy (Herman) Beckett, Sr.
Mr. Beckett was a proud veteran of the Vietnam War serving with the United States Air Force’s 551st Security Police Squad.
Mr. Beckett worked for many years as an engraver for the A.A. White Company in Providence, RI.
Miles was the Past President of the North Providence football league and enjoyed watching sports especially rooting on his beloved Los Angeles Rams.
He is survived by a son, Miles V. Beckett, III of Providence, RI; three daughters, Wendy J. Beckett of Providence, RI, Jennifer L. Escobar and her husband Marcos of Dayville, and Erin L. Beckett of Griswold; a sister Louise B. Moraniec of Beacon Falls; and seven grandchildren Sean, Stefanie, Marcos, Jr., Julian, Evin, Aulden, and Richard.
Funeral arrangements are private and have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT. For memorial guestbook please visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.