Frances Beckett

June 23, 1943 - October 19, 2008

06/23/1943 - 10/19/2008

Past Services

Monday October 20, 2008
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, OH 43947
Monday October 20, 2008
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, OH 43947

FRANCES BOROVICH BECKETT, 65 of Bellaire, OH, died Sunday, October 19, 2008 in the Valley Hospice, Steubenville, OH.

She was born June 23, 1943 in Glencoe, OH, a daughter of the late Roman and Mary Moraska Borovich.

Frances was retired from the Kroger Co. and was a member of the Rock Hill Presbyterian Church.

In addition to her parents, Frances was preceded in death by her husband Duane Lee Beckett on Jan. 21, 1999, 5 sisters; Mary Trytko, Pauline Kesterson, Sophia Ruble, Helen Clark, Anna Ball, and a brother Roman Borovich.

Surviving is her loving companion, Bruce Dunlap of Bellaire, a son, Tony Kim Beckett of Chattanooga, TN 3 brothers; John Elda Borovich, Stanley Lorena Borovich both of St. Clairsville, Henry Elizabeth Borovich of Glencoe, 4 sisters; Sheila Hughes of Bellaire, Wanda Bunting of St. Clairsville, Mary Chester Bumgardner of Warnock, and Jeanne Jim Sayre of Belmont, 4 grandchildren; Brittiney Summers of Bellaire, Pierce, Paige and Gabrielle Beckett of Chattanooga, a great grandchild, Aubrey Summers of Bellaire, a very special niece Barbara Jean Trytko and many other nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Rock Hill Presbyterian Church or the Calvary Presbyterian Church.

Arrangements by the Bauknecht Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 441-37th St., Bellaire.

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Diane Fadel Jepsen
8 years ago

“How does one become a butterfly?’ she asked pensively. “You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.” You mean to die?” asked Yellow. “Yes and no,” he answered. “What looks like you will die, but what’s really you will live.”

Trina Paulus

Hope for the Flowers

I graduated from St. C. High with Frances in 1961.

Rest in peace, Frances. Diane

Linda Krueger
8 years ago

Hello Tony,Bruce and all my Aunts and Uncles and families,

I tried to send everyone their own cards of sympathy….I hope I didn’t miss anyone….If I did I probably don’t have your address or phone numbers…I plan on coming for the memorial on the 28th of Nov at 11 am at the Rock Hill Presbyterian Church….if I can find it…If I Don’t make it in time…May see you Saturday at my brother Jimmy’s house in St.C….Traveling with Ryan5 and Emily…I am so sorry for your loss/and mine too….Aunt Francie will be missed , but I will always carry my loving memories of her with me in my heart.

She loved you all sooo much.

From: Linda Ball Krueger Annie’s Daughter and families.

439Alabama Ave. Clarksville, TN 37042-6302

1-931 378-7172

Write to me and I will write back…Love and miss you all, too.

Hugs, Love and Tears,


William A. Kolb
8 years ago

Jeanne. Sorry to hear about the passing of your sister. Our prayers are with you at this time of your need.

Love, Bill and Connie Kolb

Mary Marinelli
8 years ago

Sheila and family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Frances, she was always so pleasant at work. She is in God’s hand and will be watching over all of us.

Carolyn Valachovic
8 years ago


My sympathy to you and your family.