Becker, Lorraine M.

Lorraine M. Becker, age 82 passed away peacefully on November 20, 2021.

She was born in Wilmington, DE and raised in Mt Cuba and was the daughter of the late Owen and Margaret (Brosius) O’Neal. She was one child of thirteen.

Lorraine graduated from Alexis I Dupont in 1951. She attended school in Philadelphia for singing and participated in many events. She learned how to play the piano and would play for anyone who would listen. She married her husband Ralph Becker, Jr. at St Joseph’s on the Brandywine then went on to start her family and raised six children. She took on many jobs, but what brought her the most joy was helping others. She enjoyed watching Family Feud, Wheel of Fortune and the Phillies. Her game of choice was Scrabble. Those who knew her will miss her for her gift of gab and her laughter.

Lorraine’s husband of 57 years, Ralph died in 2019. She was predeceased by eight siblings, Owen Jr, Lewis, Joseph, twin brother Lawrence, Ronald, Patsy, Doris and Shirley. She is survived by her six Children, Deborah Walls(Jeffry) Douglas(Christine) Kevin, Thomas(Kimberly), Sandra Erby, Pauline Epps(David) and five grandchildren, Victoria Walls(Alex) Natalie and Miranda Epps, Devon and Andrew Becker and three sisters and one brother Peggy DeVry(Bill) Patty Algard, Yvonne O’Neal and Roger (Barbara) and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tue., Nov. 30, at 10:30 am St. Joseph on the Brandywine, 10 Old Church Rd, Greenville, where friend may call after 9:30 am. Burial will follow at Union Hill Cemetery, Kennett Square, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to your favorite charity.

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