Terry Becker (Toncray)
February 23, 1947 – December 18, 2016
Funeral Services: June 17, 2017
Terry Toncray Becker of Merritt Island, Fla. and Duck Lake passed away on December 18, 2016 in Florida. She was born in Eaton Rapids to Richard Horner Toncray and Phyllis O’Mara Toncray on February 23, 1947. Terry was a 1965 graduate of St. Mary’s Hall, Faribault, Minn. She attended Albion College and later received a B.A. degree from Florida International University. In 1967 Terry married Charles Thomas Becker.
Terry was a joy to her family and many friends from around the country, always unfailingly thoughtful and kind. She loved keeping in touch with her many beloved schoolmates from both Eaton Rapids and Shattuck-St. Mary’s School. She enjoyed playing golf with friends at Duck Lake Country Club where she was a 10 time Club Champion and she remained a member for most of her adult life. She was also active in a Panhellenic group in Melbourne, Fla.
Above all she was a loving mother, grandmother and companion. She had a very special relationship with her granddaughter, Elise who has blossomed and thrived in good part because of Terry.
Terry was preceded in death by her father, Richard Horner Toncray; brother-in-law, Philip Becker; sister-in-law, Kathleen Becker; and her grandparents, Richard G. Toncray, Norma Horner Toncray, Leo O’Mara and Pauline O’Mara.
She is survived by her husband, Charles T. Becker; son, Brian C. Becker (Amber); daughters, Lauri O’Mara Morris Lahr and Erica L. Becker. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Elise Reaves, Hayden Becker, Anna Becker, Audrey Becker; and her brother, Richard E. Toncray. Her mother Phyllis Toncray survived Terry, but passed away on February 1, 2017.
A memorial reception for all of her family and friends will be held on June 17, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Duck Lake Country Club in Albion. In lieu of flowers anyone wishing to make a donation can do so to The American Cancer Society.