Jean C. Beck


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Jean C. Beck, 87, of Pine Grove, died Tuesday, Sept. 25 at Schuylkill Medical Center-South Jackson Street.

Born in Pine Grove, Nov. 18, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Edwin and Beulah Schneck Stump.

Jean worked as a social worker for the state Department of Welfare.

She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Pine Grove, and Pine Grove Democratic Club.

Jean enjoyed crafting and knitting.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo R. Beck, on April 3, 1968; a son, Neil R. Beck, on March 16, 2010.

Surviving are two sons, David and his wife, Barbara Hikes, and Martin and his wife, Valerie Beck, all of Pine Grove; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Nancy, wife of Herbert Hoy, Pine Grove.

Services were held Friday, Sept. 28 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church with Dr. Richard W. Schoenleber officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Pine Grove. The family would prefer, in lieu of flowers, contributions be made in her memory to St. Peter's Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 312 S. Tulpehocken St., Pine Grove, PA 17963.

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