Donald F. Becker, 80

February 23, 2011

MARCH 26, 1930-FEB. 22, 2011

Donald Frederick Becker, 80, of 17917 Sand Wedge Drive, Hagerstown, Md., died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Baltimore, Md.

Born March 26, 1930, in Johnstown, Pa., he was the son of the late Frederick Conrad and Anna Marie Helsel Becker.

He graduated from Johnstown High School.

He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. Walk.

He was employed by Mack Trucks for 30 years, retiring as a supervisor.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara L. Becker; three daughters, Karen Becker of California, Carolyn Becker of Oregon and Paula Ann Becker Smith of Smithsburg, Md.; one stepdaughter, Cheryl Schweinhart and husband, Doug, of Hagerstown; two sons, Donald Becker Jr. of Oregon, and David F. Becker and wife, Jodi, of Hagerstown; two stepsons, Timothy Carr and Robin Carr, both of Hagerstown; one sister, Shirley Becker of Johnstown; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. W. Gregory Martin will officiate.

There will be no viewing.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Online condolences are accepted at

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