Rolland L. BeckerNovember 08,2013
Rolland L. BeckerRolland L. Becker
BENNINGTON — Rolland Lewis Becker, 82, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at the Berkshire Medical Center.
He was born Nov. 16, 1930, in Bennington, the son of Elbert and Caroline (Stratton) Becker. He received his education in Bennington.
On July 4, 1953, he married the former Barbara Mattison at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Bennington. She died Feb. 4, 2010.
In earlier years, he was employed at Coopers Machine, and for 27 years he was employed as a lathe operator at Bijur Lubricating Company, retiring in 1993.
He enjoyed the outdoors and hunting.
Survivors include three sons: Kevin L. Becker and Craig M. Becker, both of Bennington, and Clifford R. Becker of Hoosick Falls, N.Y.; three grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at 11 a.m. from the Shaftsbury United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Richard McSherry and Kenneth Coonradt, officiating.
Burial will be in White Chapel Cemetery.
Friends may call at the church Saturday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center and/or the Dialysis Unit at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, through the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
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