Walter E. Becker Jr., 64, of Stroudsburg, passed away on
Monday, June 23, at Pleasant Valley Manor in Hamilton
Township, Stroudsburg. He was the beloved companion of
on Aug. 12, 1938, in Syracuse, N.Y., he was the son of the
late Walter E. and Mary (Petta) Becker Sr.
in 1996, he worked for Tobyhanna Army Depot as an
electronics technician for many years. Walter was a lifetime
member of Thomas P. Lambert VFW Post 2540, East Stroudsburg;
member and past commander of American Legion, George M. Kemp
Post 346, East Stroudsburg; and member and past treasurer of
USS Rich Association.
veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served during the Vietnam War.
was a loving companion, father, grandfather and brother
throughout his lifetime.
addition to his companion, Louise, he is survived by one
son, Norm Hoskins and his wife, Barbara, of Tunkhannock; one
daughter, Bonnie Sibum and her husband, Herman, of East
Stroudsburg; one sister, Barbara Gates of Syracuse, N.Y.;
four grandchildren, Rachel, Eileen, and Michael, all of
Tunkhannock, and Max of East Stroudsburg; and many nieces
and nephews. Walter was predeceased by one son, Walter E.
Becker III; and one sister, Mary Messer.