Mary Eleanor “Mamie” Beck, 86, of Washington, died Thursday, June 14, 2012, in Donnell House, following a six-week illness.
She was born June 28, 1925, in Grafton, West Virginia, daughter of Deward Knotts Sr. and Gertrude Felton Knotts.
Mrs. Beck was a homemaker who enjoyed her family.
She was a former member of Calvary Temple.
On April 4, 1943, she married Stanley Beck, who died June 26, 2007.
Surviving are a niece whom she raised, Crystal Beatty; two grandchildren, James and Joshua Beatty; and several nieces and nephews.
She was the last of her immediate family. Deceased are a brother, Deward Knotts, Jr.; and two sisters, Dorothy Ward and Evelyn Stainbrook.
Friends will be received Sunday from 2 to 8 p.m. in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, June 18th, with Thomas Ward officiating. Entombment will follow in Washington Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Donnell House, Hospice Care of the Washington Hospital, 155 Wilson Avenue, Washington, PA 15301.