In Memory | Kenneth E. Becker


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From Beecher Funeral Home

Kenneth E. Becker of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, previously of North Salem, NY, passed away Friday June 30, 2023, in Lake Worth, FL, at the age of 80.

Kenneth was born September 19, 1942 in Bergenfield, NJ. He graduated high school in 1960, then attended college. On October 9, 1965, he married Ann Mahon at the Visitation Church in Bronx, NY. They lived in Riverdale before moving to North Salem in 1970. Ann predeceased Kenneth on April 6, 2000. Kenneth retired from the New York City Police Department in 2002 after a 38-year career. He was a Lieutenant Commander of detectives and worked out of One Police Plaza. Kenneth had also served in the Army Reserve and loved to play golf. In 2011 he moved to Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

Kenneth is survived by his son Kenneth Becker Jr. and his wife Darling of Boynton Beach, FL; daughter Barbara Centofanti and her husband Joseph of North Salem, NY; brother Ronald Becker of Haverstraw, NY and grandchildren Joseph, Anna and Hannah.

A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday July 7, 2023, at 10:00 am at St. Joseph’s Church in Somers, NY, followed by the burial in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Somers. Calling hours will take place Thursday July 6, 2023, at the Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Ave., Brewster, NY from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Contributions in Lieu of flowers may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc., 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60661.

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