Henry Becker, 93 of Beverly Hills, Florida died on Saturday, August 28, 2010. He was born in Warsaw, Poland on January 28, 1917 to Philip and Sore (Shevski) Becker. Henry migrated from Poland to Manhattan, New York. He graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School, where he enjoyed playing soccer. He owned a chain of camera stores based in Long Island, New York. Henry was a Veteran of WWII and served in the U.S. Army. He was a very active member of the Beverly Hills Lions Club and a dedicated member of the Beverly Hills Fishing Club.
His former wife, Dorothy Becker preceded him in death in 1991.
Survivors include his wife Marion C. Becker; son, Warren Becker and wife Elisabeth Becker of Victoria, B.C., Canada; daughters, Linda Poveromo and husband Rocco of Amawalk, New York and Denise Connors and husband Jerry of Floral Park, New York; sisters, Nell Luccioni and husband Vic Keller of Beverly Hills, Florida and Florence Meng and husband Godan of Lopez Island, Washington; grandchildren, Elisa Becker and husband Paul Styles of Victoria, B.C., Canada, Tania Becker of Vancouver, Canada, Rainey Becker and his wife Kirsten Salmon of Victoria, B.C., Canada, Isaac Becker and wife Naomi Ford of Victoria, B.C., Canada, Daniel Becker of Victoria, B.C. Canada, Frank Stolze of Topeka, Kansas, Gerard Connors of Floral Park, New York, Maureen Connors of Newark, Delaware and Allison Connors of Newton, Mass. and great grandchildren, Julia, Clare, Fiala, Nikki and Gabriel.
A Memorial Gathering will take place on Thursday, September 2, 2010 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM with a Memorial Service of Remembrance following at Fero Funeral Home, 5955 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills, FL 34465.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Beverly Hills Lions Club, 72 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills, Florida 34465 or Hospice of Citrus County, PO Box 641270, Beverly Hills, Florida 34464.
Cremation arrangements entrusted to Fero Funeral Home