Belle (Betty) Becker
SHARON - Belle (Betty) Becker, age 86, passed away on Oct. 1, 2022, at the Sharon Health Care Center in Sharon. She was the loving wife of the late Alan R. Becker of Sharon.
Belle was born March 27, 1936, in Greenport, Long Island, daughter of Harry and Carrie (Aakjar) Johnson. She was a graduate of Housatonic Valley Regional High School. Belle and Alan were long time residents of Sharon. During her working career, Belle served as Tax Collector and Treasurer for the Town of Sharon. She was also a volunteer for the Falls Village Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.
Belle and Alan loved camping in the backwoods of Maine and enjoyed the Boothbay Harbor area of Maine every spring and fall. She enjoyed her trips to Alaska, Panama and the Caribbean islands. With her knowledge of gardening, native wild flowers and describing farmers wisdom on forecasting the weather - she could have written a book! She loved her dogs and photography. Belle is survived by her children, Linda and Tim Paviol of Falls Village, Gary and Marjorie Becker of Wyoming, five grandchildren Alyssa and Jonathan King, Zachary and Jacob Paviol, Sarah and Jesse Becker, two great grandchildren Bailey and Cole King. She was predeceased by her sisters Arleen Blass and Claire Pedersen.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Falls Village Volunteer Fire Department on Oct. 14 at 2 p.m. All other services are private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Falls Village Volunteer Fire Department or Ladies Auxiliary, PO Box 1, Falls Village, CT 06031.
The Kenny Funeral Home has care of arrangements.