Gary J. Beck

February 2, 1948 ~ June 21, 2020 (age 72)


Gary J. Beck, 72, of Hollidaysburg, passed away Sunday at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of the late John H. and Mary Helen (Kiewicz) Beck. He married Janet Stefanini in 1970.

Surviving are his wife of 50 years; two sons: Brian and wife Samantha of Alexandria, VA, and Tony of Pittsburgh; and many nieces and nephews.

Gary graduated from Altoona High School in 1967, and served in the US Army.  He retired from Conrail, then retired from Pella Windows in 2018.  He was a former member of the Blair County Car Club, and was a member of St. Rose of Lima Church, where he served as a Eucharistic Minister.

Gary enjoyed spending time with his family.

Friends will be received from 4:00 to 6 pm on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Hollidaysburg, where a Vigil service will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am Thursday at St. Rose of Lima, Fr. Brian Saylor, Celebrant. Interment at Alto Reste Park.

In Lieu of flowers, please make memorials to Mending Hearts Animal Shelter: PO Box 97, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

To send flowers to Gary's family, please visit our floral store.


June 24, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc.
422 North Juniata Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

Funeral Mass
June 25, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Rose of Lima

Altoona, PA 16602

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