Beck, Valentine “Val” Peacefully on June 9, 2012 with his family by his side at the age of 86 years. Loving husband of the late Barbara (nee Bohr) (1999) Beloved father to Carolyn McCarthy; Linda (Edward) Grondin; Barbara Beck and the late Daniel (2007) and wife Wendy (2000). Dear grandpa to James (Amy) Grondin, Michelle (Nick) Kennette, Kari (Tony) Auby, Sean (Aubrey) McCarthy, and Michael Beck. Dear great grandpa to Mya and Sam, Benjamin and Liam, Addison and Carter, and Abigail and Nathyn. Dear brother of the late Andrew and wife Rose Beck. Dear uncle of Dolly and her daughter Charmaine Wheeldon. Dear companion of the late Jeannette Cooper. RESTING AT THE WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East on Tuesday June 12, 2012 from 2-5 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service Wednesday June 13, 2012 (time later)  in the Chapel. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. As your expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Essex County Humane Society or to the Downtown Mission. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at

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