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Theodore G. "Ted" Beck

Obituary for Theodore G. "Ted" Beck

October 1, 2016
Philadelphia and Shickshinny, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania


Theodore G. Beck ('Ted'), 78, of Philadelphia and Shickshinny, Luzerne County, passed away on October 1, 2016. Ted was the former owner of Beck Music and Beck Sports in the Burholme section of Philadelphia. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and was a Hunter Safety Instructor. He was an accomplished musician who taught accordion to so many. Ted was a member of the Olney High School Band and their country western band, and also played with a country western band at weddings and parties for many years.

Ted is survived by his wife, Jean, his children: Lori Beck, Teddy (Cathy), and Donna Wolf, his four grandchildren: Kristi Brocco (Joe), Nicole Beck, Teddy Beck Jr, and Steve Wolf, as well as his great-grandson, Joseph Theodore Brocco.

Relatives and friends are invited to Ted's life celebration on Friday, October 7th, from 10am to 11am, at Dean-Geitner-Givnish Funeral Home, 7900 Oxford Ave (at Borbeck St), where a service will be held at 11am. Interment will follow at Lawnview Cemetery in Rockledge.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made, in Ted's name, to the Alzheimers Association, Delaware Valley Chapter, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Phila, PA 19106 or to

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7900 Oxford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19111
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