Joan Marie Beckett

Joan Marie Beckett, 70, formerly of Renovo and Williamsport, passed away at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center, on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

Joan was born in Keating, Pa., on Aug. 12, 1943. She was the daughter of the late James M. and Bernadine (Hess) Stimpson.

Joan was a devoted wife and loved her family. She always put herself second to the needs of her family.

Surviving is her husband of 51 years, Maxwell Kieth Beckett Jr., of Lock Haven; their son, Jerry Lee (Miranda) Beckett, of Williamsport; and five grandchildren, Xavier Beckett, of Williamsport, Ashley (Joe) Beckett, of Reading, Taylor Beckett, of Canton, Robert (Renee) Bilbay, of Avis, Elizabeth Ann (Tim) Beckett, of Williamsport; and three great-grandchildren. Joan is also survived by her brother, George Stimpson, of Keating.

Joan was preceded in death by her late parents and two children, Sheri Beckett, and Brian Beckett, and James S. Stimpson.

Friends and family will be received at the Charles M. Noll Funeral Home, on April 23, 2014, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Funeral services will be held at the Charles M. Noll Funeral Home, on April 23, 2014, at 11 a.m.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Charles M. Noll Funeral Home, 1 E. Central Ave., South Williamsport, PA 17702.