John Raymond Beck, 62, passed away peacefully on August 2, 2015 in Durham, NC. after a long illness which he faced with courage and humor.
He was born in Newark, NJ but lived most of his life in his beloved hometown of Kearny, NJ. He attended Queen of Peace Grammar and High School and Rider College. He was an enthusiastic supporter of the Yankees and Giants and loved fishing, music and all things sports. He loved to cook and prepared many wonderful holiday meals. He is survived by his sister, Joan Hart, and his niece, Sarah Hart and her husband, Brian Totten and their children, Elle and Audrey Totten of Durham, NC. He will be missed by his family and his many friends.
Services will be private. Anyone wishing to make a donation in his memory, kindly make donations to Duke Home Care and Hospice, 4321 Medical Park Drive, Suite 101 Durham, NC 27704 or to the charity of your choice.