Marian Elizabeth Beckwith Huck (Becky), age 86, of Summit Township and North Warren, PA, passed away Friday, August 3, 2012 at UPMC Hamot. Born on February 4, 1926 in Russell, PA, her parents were Ruth Weiler Beckwith and Ernest G. Beckwith, a former teacher at Warren High School.

Huck, Marian Elizabeth Beckwith (Becky)Becky attended Russell School for 10 years and then transferred to Warren High School where she graduated with the class of 1943. Her places of employment consisted of office work at Struthers Wells in Warren, Safeway Grocer Office in Silver Spring, MD, Elgin Electronics in Waterford, and she retired from J.C. Penney after 24 years of service. During World War II in 1944-45, she was a volunteer nurse’s aide at Warren General Hospital.

Becky married Donald Huck on June 18, 1946. They were members of Erie Family Campers, “Y” Squares Western Square Dance Club, Dancing Flames camping and dancing club, and the Penn-Ohio Model “A” Club. They traveled to all of the lower 48 states, as well as an Alaskan cruise.

Surviving family members include four children– Daniel (Marsha) Huck of Waterford, William (Terri) Huck of McDonald, PA, Susan (Joel) Decker of Spokane, WA, and Gregory (Kari) Huck of Waterford; ten grandchildren– Craig (Sue) Huck, Bradley (Hyacinth) Huck, Adam (Carla) Huck, Kelly (Ross) Frazer, Julie (Nick) Curry, Darci (James) Brubaker, Sarah (Justin) Olney, Heidi (Bryan) Flaig, Georgia Huck and Benjamin Huck; and 11 great-grandchildren– Joel, Coleman, Sadie, Carter and Hunter Huck; Hannah Brubaker, Ethan, Alanna and Aviendha Moreau; and Paige and Eloise Olney. She is further survived by three siblings– Doris (Robert) Stuart of Nashville, TN, Elwood (Margy) Beckwith of State College, and Jean Cobley of Baltimore, MD; two sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Huck and Helen Mead, and a brother-in-law, Robert (Martha) Huck.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Donald in November 2009, at which time she moved from North Warren, PA to Summit Township to be near her family.

The Huck family will receive friends at the Van Matre Funeral Home, 105 Walnut Street, Waterford, starting at 10:00 am Wednesday morning until the time of the funeral at 11:00 am. Rev. Lee Pomeroy, pastor of Summit United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Russell, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Warren Public Library, Warren, PA, the Summit United Methodist Church, Erie, PA, or a charity of one’s choice.