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September 29, 1934 - September 4, 2020

Burial Date September 8, 2020

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Clifford James Beck, (aka “The Mayor”), 85, of Masontown, PA passed away September 4, 2020 peacefully at his home.

He was born on September 29, 1934, in Brownsville, PA, the son of the late Donald A. Beck, Sr. and Edna Marks Beck Horne.

Cliff served many years in the US Air Force as a Senior Cook to the 28th Food Service Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota. After retiring from the service, he worked in maintenance at Fort Mason, a greeter at the John S. Maykuth Jr. Funeral Home and a cook at All Saints School. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Holy Name Society.

He loved cooking, especially for the children at the former All Saints Cafeteria. He enjoyed watching golf, football and talking on the CB as “Red Man”.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Marjorie May (Whitney) Beck and son Michael J. Beck Sr; brothers, Thomas Horne and William Horne and sister, Beverly.

Left to cherish his memory are his children: Loretta Ann (Gary) Serock, Debra Sue (Sam) Swentko, Thomas B. (Cathy) Beck, Roy A. (Beth) Beck, Randall L. (Deb) Beck, Clifford B. Beck and Shawn Patrick (Lori) Beck; grandchildren: Gary, Jason, Jamie, Mike, Jessica, April, Stacey, Katrina, TJ, Megan, Jared, Heather and Brandon and great grandchildren and brother Donald A. Beck and sisters, Patricia and Karen.

Friends will be received in the John S. Maykuth Jr. Funeral Home, 7 River Avenue, Masontown, PA on Monday, September 7, 2020 from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.,m. and Tuesday until 9:30 am when Prayers of Transfer will be said. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 am at Saint Francis of Assisi Parish Church with Father William G. Berkey as Celebrant.

Interment at St. Agnes’ Cemetery, Masontown, PA.

Due to the COVID-19 state and federal guidelines and restrictions, social distancing and masks are required at the viewing and services.