Mary Elizabeth O’Donnell Beck, 70


Mary Elizabeth O’Donnell Beck, 70, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Olney, Md., died peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010, in her home, after a courageous fight with cancer. Beck enjoyed her retirement at the beach. She loved traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Beck was preceded in death by her parents, William and Bridie O’Donnell. She is survived by her husband, Frank Beck, daughter, Kathleen (Beck) Tolino; son, Kevin Beck; and four grandchildren that she loved very much, Emily Kathleen Tolino, Ashley Marie Tolino, Lauren Elizabeth Beck and Michelle Olivia Beck.

A Mass of Christian Burial was scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010, with interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery on Route 26 in Dagsboro on Aug.13, 2010, at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.