John R. Becker 1927-2013

McDONALD – John R. Becker, 86, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 with his loving family at his side.

He was born Jan. 24, 1927, in Youngstown, the son of John N. Becker and Marie Brueser.

John served during World War II and retired as a lineman for Ohio Edison. He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in McDonald.

Survivors include 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 Township; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by three sisters, Irene Moderalli, Marie Horvat and Lucille Hartman, and his wife Dorothea.

Family and friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in McDonald.