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January 11, 1942 ~ June 14, 2020 (age 78)

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Robert L. Beck, 78, Altoona, passed away Sunday morning at his residence. 

He was born in Altoona, son of the late John Joseph and Marion Elizabeth (Wendt) Beck. On July 3, 1971, he married Lorraine Pagliaro at St. Claire of Assisi Catholic Church, Johnstown. 

In addition to his wife, surviving are four children: Roberta Burns (Brian), John Beck, Joseph (Nicole) Beck and David Donoughe; four grandchildren: Meredith, Audrey, John Jr. and Sara; special friends: Landon and Emma; and Goddaughter, Tammy Gearhart. 

Bob was a member of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament and a 1961 graduate of Altoona High School. He worked for Skat Oil and Fonda Westvaco Group. He was as a constable in Blair County and coached and umpired in the Altoona Teener League and many other leagues throughout the area. Bob was a proud supporter of Beck's Maintenance & Landscaping and Rescue Woodworkers. 

Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. today, June 16, 2020, at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Monsignor Stanley B. Carson celebrant. Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery.

At the family’s request, please omit flowers.


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June 16, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home, Inc.
1204 17th Street
Altoona, PA 16601-3127

Funeral Mass
June 17, 2020

10:00 AM
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
1 Cathedral Square
Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601

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