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Michael Joseph Becker

July 25, 1951 ~ February 1, 2020 (age 68)


Michael J. Becker


Michael Becker, 68, of Lansford entered into eternal rest on Saturday, February 1,

2020 in St. Luke’s Hospital, Gnaden Huetten Campus. He was the husband of Mary Ann (O’Donnell) Becker to whom he was married for 45 years. He was a member of St. Joseph Parish of Panther Valley, Summit Hill.


Born in Palmerton, he was the son of the late Kathleen (Brown) and George Becker. He was a 1969 graduate of Marian Catholic High School.


He worked at Bethlehem Steel as a crane operator for 26 years. In his younger years, he was an Advanced Amateur Radio Operator and a skilled target shooter having won many state and national championships and also played bass drum in high school band.  During his later years, he enjoyed woodworking, building computers, and fishing.


In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son Michael J. and his wife Stefanie; a daughter Melissa and her husband Seth O’Neill; brothers George, Kelly, Daniel, Shawn, and Patrick; as well as the joys of his life - his grandson Colin and his granddaughter Alexa; and many nieces and nephews.


He was also predeceased by siblings James, Vincent, and Patricia.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 11:00 A.M in St. Joseph Parish of the Panther Valley, 462 W. Ludlow St., Summit Hill, PA. Interment will be held in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bloomingdale. Call 9:30-10:30 the Sverchek-Blazosky Funeral Home, 340 E. Bertsch St., Lansford, PA. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted in his name to St. Joseph Parish of P.V., 118 N. Market St., Summit Hill, PA 18250. Online condolences at

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February 6, 2020

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Sverchek-Blazosky Funeral Home
340 E. Bertsch St.
Lansford, PA 18232

Mass of Christian Burial
February 6, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Joseph Parish of the P.V, Summit Hill
462 W. Ludlow St.
Summit Hill, PA 18250

Interment following funeral service
February 6, 2020

Bloomingdale (St. Joseph Parish of the Panther Valley, Summit Hill, PA, St. Joseph Cemetery)


St. Joseph Parish of the Panther Valley
118 Market St., Summit Hill PA 18250

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