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Warren Beckett

BECKETT, Warren Edgar - Warren, age 82, of Stratford, passed away at Stratford General Hospital on Monday, December 31, 2018. He was born in Hamilton, Ontario, son of Gerald and Marion (Moore) Beckett. He is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Barbara (Easton) Beckett and his much loved son, Todd Beckett. He also leaves his brother-in-law Doug Pearson and his nephews Mark and Dan (Claire), Kyle and Eric. Warren was predeceased by his parents and his sister Joan Pearson. Warren spent several years as an instrument technician at Stelco Steel in Hamilton before beginning his 30 year career as an elementary school teacher / principal. In retirement, he enjoyed woodworking and extended periods of time at the family cottage on Georgian Bay. He gave many, many volunteer hours to One Care, Meals on Wheels, the church, House of Blessing, and Feline Friends Network. Family and friends may call at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron St., Stratford on Friday, January 11, 2019, from 6-8 p.m. Warren’s memorial service will take place at Memorial Baptist Church, 113 Bruce St., Stratford, on Saturday, January 12, 2019, visitation from 10 a.m. until the service begins at 11 a.m. A light lunch will follow. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, please consider a memorial donation to Georgian Bay Forever, Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary (Rosseau), Feline Friends Network (Stratford), or a charity of your choice. Donations and condolences may be left through the funeral home at www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com. 519-271-7411 13319800
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Posted by terry weiss (student) On Saturday, January 12, 2019
mr.beckett, my first ever principal at the old shakespeare school, a firm but fair man. always loved when he took a minute to stop and ask how i was doing. i was only five to ten years old, but i remember. he was a good man.

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