Joseph Sheridan Becker
December 5, 1937 - July 10, 2020

Joseph S. Becker, 82, of Southport peacefully passed away on July 10, 2020.

He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and will be joining his parents Florence & Joseph along with his wife Eve of 60 years and their smiling dimple faced son Jimmy in Heaven.

He is survived by his children Paula Kurtz, Joseph (wife Karen), Jeffrey (wife Tracy), Lisa Chambers (husband Todd), daughter in law Kim Becker; fifthteen grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; his sisters, Mary Mitchell (husband Bill) and Margie Polansky(husband Joe)

To all those that knew Joe his devotion to his family and faith in God was most important. He also had a passion for his dogs, Pgh Steelers, golf, and having an ice cold one!

Two Services will be held. One at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Southport on Friday, July 31, where the family will receive friends for the noon Mass and Interment. Also at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Cecil Pa, on August 13, 2020 at 2:oo pm for a Memorial Mass.

Memorial donations are encouraged to Lower Cape Fear Hospice or any Hospice facility.


  • Hubert Rattin Posted July 12, 2020 12:57 pm

    Sorry to hear about Joe, he was a good friend.

  • Daniel Traveria Posted July 12, 2020 1:53 pm

    Very Sorry for your loss Joe was a great person who I enjoyed having conversations with at our Moose Lodge. I will miss him, he was a Good Friend.

  • Anthony Commesso Posted July 12, 2020 1:57 pm

    My best wishes for your family Joe.
    Thanks for the training and your support at STJ.
    Its trying times, but I’ll support your steelers this season.

  • Nat/Sandra Tolar Posted July 14, 2020 12:34 pm

    We will miss this valuable neighbor. May he find. his longtime love Eve again and fill his heart with happiness!

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