Beckett obit 042909

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<1>Philip W. Beckett Sr., 82, son of the late Philip N. and Ida Laura Gherraridini
Beckett, died April 22, 2009, at Calais, Maine Regional Hospital.
Mr. Beckett was a veteran of World War II and served in the U.S. Navy aboard the
aircraft carriers Shangri La and Hornet. While on leave and sightseeing in Norfolk he
met Lucille Miles of Carrsville. They were married and after the war returned to Calais
where he was active in his family's business and in community affairs.
From 1979 to 1990, after his retirement, they lived in Carrsville where he was active in
civic affairs and the Carrsville Fire Department.
In 1990 they moved back to Calais. He was predeceased by his parents; his wife,
Lucille Miles Beckett of Carrsville; and his brother, Gilbert P. Beckett Sr. He is survived
by his son and daughter-in-law, Philip and Eva Beckett of Robinston, Maine; his
grandsons; and sisters-in-law.
Funeral services were held April 27 at St. Anne's Episcopal Church, Church Street,
Calais, Maine. Interment followed at Calais Cemetery. Condolences and memories may
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Home, 26 Church St., Calais, ME 04691.

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