Dorothea Becker

McDONALD – Dorothea E. Becker, 80, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013.

Dorothea was born July 8, 1933, in Sharon, Pa., the daughter of Herbert and Elizabeth Meadowcraft Ulrich.

She retired as a special education teacher for various local schools, and was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in McDonald.

Survivors include her husband, John R. Becker; five daughters, Marie Hauch of Boardman, Laura Caggiano of Houston, Judy Becker of San Francisco, Dee George of St. Louis and Sandra Apel of Stow; a son, Dr. Jack Becker of Liberty; two brothers, Bert Ulrich and Marcel Ulrich, each of McDonald; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Ulrich.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, McDonald. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Kinnick Funeral Home, Youngs-town.