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Leonard W. Beckett

May 17, 1940 — December 4, 2022


Leonard W. Beckett

Cheshire - Leonard W. Beckett, 82 passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2022, at MidState Medical Center.  He was the husband of Barbara (Oliver) Beckett.

Mr. Beckett was born May 17, 1940, in Philadelphia, PA, the son of the late Leonard and Emily Gatley Beckett.  He was a Sales Executive for many years before his retirement in 2010.  He was a communicant of St. Bridget of Sweden Parish - St. Thomas Becket Church and was a member of the Cheshire Senior Center and the YMCA.  He was a history buff who enjoyed coin collecting, traveling and dining out. 

Besides his wife of 53 years, he is survived by his children Jared Beckett of Franklin, MA, Amanda Studley of West Warwick, RI, and Jason Beckett of Warwick, RI, as well as several nieces, nephews, and grandchildren.  In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his sisters Emily Bauer, Delores Ritchie, and Mary Hostler.

Arrangements – A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, December 12, 2022, at 10:00 AM at St. Bridget of Sweden Parish - St. Thomas Becket Church 435 N. Brooksvale Rd., Cheshire, CT 06410.  Friends are asked to meet directly at church and there are no calling hours.  Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery Naugatuck.  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Bridget of Sweden Parish - St. Thomas Becket Church, 175 Main St., Cheshire, CT 06410.

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Monday, December 12, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Eastern time)

St. Bridget of Sweden Parish/St. Thomas Becket Church

435 No. Brooksvale Road, Cheshire, CT 06410

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