A Mass of Christian Burial
Obituary of Leigh Allen Beck
Leigh Allen Beck, 66, of Brookfield, CT passed away peacefully at Danbury Hospital on March 8, 2019 after a courageous 2 year fight with cancer. He was the husband of 41 years to his beloved wife, Patricia (Jockers) Beck.
Leigh was born in Denver, CO. Son of Cleo (Congdon) Beck of Ohio and the late Arthur C. Beck, Sr. He graduated from Hinkley High School, Aurora, CO and went on to earn his bachelor's degree from Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA.
Leigh worked as an Accountant for his entire career, for the last 20 years with DKM Enterprises, Poughkeepsie, NY. He enjoyed boating, golf and travelling, but most of all spending time with his family and grandchildren.
In addition to his wife Patricia and mother Cleo, Leigh is survived by his Daughter Catherine Dieck and husband Michael of NC, his Son Gregory and wife Sarah of Brookfield; his Sisters: Roberta Lutton of IL wife of the late John Lutton and Barbara Thomas and her husband Lawrence of OH; his Brother Arthur Beck, Jr. and his wife Rosemary of CO; Brothers and Sister-in-law: Kathleen & Mark Browning, Edward & Sue Jockers, William & Colleen Jockers, Theresa & Christopher Coughlin, Michael & Katherine Jockers, Kara & Steven Rosenthal; his Grandchildren: Natalie, Eli and Samantha Dieck, and Andrew Beck, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be on Wednesday March 13, 2019 at the Brookfield Funeral Home from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday March 14, 2019 at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Brookfield at 9:30am. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Leigh's name to Brookfield Volunteer Fire Department Candlewood Company Inc., P.O. Box 296 Brookfield, CT 06804.
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