George W. Becksted Jr., 82

OSWEGO, NY – George W. Becksted Jr., 82, a resident of Oswego, passed away March 23, 2013, at Seneca Hill manor.

Born in Oswego, he was the son of the late George W. and Violet (Lawyer) Becksted Sr.

George was a member of the National Guard.

He worked as a machinist for Carrier Corporation for 41 years.

George was a member of the Hannibal Mason’s Lodge 550, Central City Bodies AASR, and the Scottish Rite in Syracuse.

He is survived by his sisters, Louise (Becksted) Cloonan of Oswego and Elise Becksted of Zephyrhills, Fla.

He was predeceased by his brothers, Harold, Fred and Karl Becksted.

Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Faith United Church.

Contributions may be made to Faith United Church, 12 Mark Fitzgibbons Drive, Oswego.

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