Warren Edgar Beckett
Warren, age 82, of Stratford, passed away at Stratford General Hospital on Monday, December 31st, 2018. He was born in Hamilton, Ontario, son of Gerald and Marion (Moore) Beckett. He is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Barbara (Easton) Beckett and his much loved son, Todd Beckett. He also leaves his brother-in-law Doug Pearson and his nephews Mark and Dan (Claire), Kyle and Eric. Warren was predeceased by his parents and his sister Joan Pearson.
Warren spent several years as an instrument technician at Stelco Steel in Hamilton before beginning his thirty year career as an elementary school teacher/principal. In retirement, he enjoyed woodworking and extended periods of time at the family cottage on Georgian Bay. He gave many, many volunteer hours to One Care, Meals on Wheels, the church, House of Blessing, and Feline Friends Network.
Family and friends may call at the W. G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Friday, January 11th, 2019, from 6-8:00 p.m. Warren’s memorial service will take place at Memorial Baptist Church, 113 Bruce Street, Stratford, on Saturday, January 12th, 2019, visitation from 10:00 a.m. until the service begins at 11:00 a.m. A light lunch will follow. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, please consider a memorial donation to Georgian Bay Forever, Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary (Rosseau), Feline Friends Network (Stratford), or a charity of your choice.
Donations and condolences may be left through the funeral home at www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com 519-271-7411
Friday, January 11, 2018
from 6-8 p.m. at W.G. Young Funeral Home
Saturday, January 12th
from 10-11 a.m. at Memorial Baptist Church
Saturday, January 12th at 11 a.m.
Memorial Baptist Church
113 Bruce Street, Stratford
Georgian Bay Forever
Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary (Rosseau)
Feline Friends Network (Stratford)
Charity of One’s Choice
Your cheque can be mailed to:
W.G. Young Funeral Home
430 Huron Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 5T7
Please make cheque payable to the charity you have selected