H. Stanley Becker

H. Stanley Becker, age 91, a resident of Mayfield, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at the Nathan Littauer Nursing Home in Gloversville following a long illness. He was born in Mayfield, NY, on January 28, 1926. He attended school in Mayfield and was self-employed. He worked in logging and ran a firewood business for many years.

On July 14, 1945, he married Inez Lawton and together celebrated over 72 years of marriage.

He was a lifetime member of the Mayfield Vol. Fire Department, joining in February 1946. He was the oldest living member.

Survivors include his wife, Inez Becker of Mayfield; two sons, Howard (Kathleen) Becker of Mayfield and Philip (Pam) Becker of the town of Providence; one daughter, Dorothy (Timothy) Hart of Mayfield; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his sister, Caroline Putman.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, July 31, 2017, at the Mayfield Union Rural Cemetery at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Bonnie Orth officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mayfield Vol. Fire Department. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Gloversville Funeral Service. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.gloversvillefuneralservice.com.

By Paul Wager

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