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Irwin (Irv) P. Becken

December 10, 1935 ~ May 12, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Irwin (Irv) Becken Obituary

Irwin (Irv) P. Becken

Ontario - At age 87, Irwin passed away on May 12, 2023.

He was born in Fayette City, PA to August and Fannie Becken. He retired from Xerox Corporation. Irv was an avid hunter and fisherman. He especially loved being with his family. Irv also proudly served his country in the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by his siblings, Dolores Howell and Elaine Morich.

Irwin is survived by his wife of 66 years, Dolores Becken; daughters, Tamara (Andie) Hegedorn and Deborah (Frank) Bialas; grandchildren, Kyle (Jessica) Hegedorn, Casey (Leanne Coon) Hegedorn, Jayme (Jesse) Lewallen, Kristy (Tim) Stoudt; great grandchildren, Kylie, Brock, Brielle, Nathan, Trace, Max, and Brynlee; Irwin is also survived by several nieces, nephews, in-laws, and friends.

The family wishes to thank Maplewood Nursing Home staff for the compassionate care given to Irv.

Family and friends may gather for visitation from 11 AM - 1 PM on Saturday (May 20) at Murphy Funeral & Cremation Chapels, 1961 Ridge Rd., Ontario, NY 14519, where a funeral service for Irwin will be held at 1:00 PM. Burial will follow at Furnaceville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Irwin's memory may be directed to
Myers-Ingraham American Legion Post 428, 6180 Knickerbocker Rd., Ontario, NY 14519 or Safe Haven Respite, c/o North Ontario United Methodist Church, 7200 Ontario Center Rd., Ontario, NY 14519. To leave the family an online condolence, please visit

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Calling Hours
May 20, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Murphy Funeral & Cremation Chapels - Ontario
1961 Ridge Rd.
Ontario, NY 14519

Funeral Service
May 20, 2023

1:00 PM
Murphy Funeral & Cremation Chapels - Ontario
1961 Ridge Rd.
Ontario, NY 14519


American Legion, Meyers-Ingraham Post 428, 6180 Knickerbocker Road, Ontario, NY 14519
Ontario NY 14519

North Ontario United Methodist Church
7200 Ontario Center Road, Ontario NY 14519


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