Edgar Andrew Beecher Sr.
Bessie Gale Long
William Howard Phillips
Helen Marie Smearman
Edgar Andrew Beecher Jr.
Mae Madeline Phillips
Edgar Howard Beecher


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1. Sandra L. Querry

Edgar Howard Beecher 1 2

  • Born: 25 Mar 1942, Altoona, Blair, PA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Sandra L. Querry on 22 Jan 1977 in Altoona, Blair, PA 1
  • Died: 17 Nov 2012, Altoona, Blair, PA at age 70 1 2
  • Buried: Altoona: Alto-Reste Park Cemetery, Blair, PA 1

   Another name for Edgar was Eddie Beecher.4

   FamilySearch ID: LX34-RJF.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Newspaper: Altoona Tribune: Births. William Andrew and Edgar Howard Beecher, twin sons of Edgar Andrew and Mae Madeline Phillips Beecher, Greenwood., 28 Mar 1942, Altoona, Blair, PA. 5

2. Residence: 1211 Vandergrift Dr, Altoona, PA on 17 Jan 1950 in Altoona, Blair, PA. 6

3. Newspaper: Altoona Tribune: Bike Rider Hurt, 6 May 1950, Altoona, Blair, PA. 4 Eddie Beecher, 8, or 1211 Vandergift drive, Pleasant valley, fell from his bik and struck his forehead Friday near the Lowell grade school building.
He was taken to Mercy Hospital dispensary where he was treated for a deep laceration on the middle of the forehead.

4. Newspaper: Altoona Tribune: "Edgar Beecher, 10, of 1211 Vandergrift Dr., cut his right foot on a broken milk bottle.", 7 Jul 1952, Altoona, Blair, PA. 7

5. Obituary: Altoona Mirror on 20 Nov 2012 in Altoona, Blair, PA. 1 Edgar H. Beecher
March 25, 1942 -Nov. 17, 2012

Edgar H. Beecher, 70, Altoona, died Saturday morning.

He was born in Altoona, son of Edgar A. and Mae M. Beecher. He married Sandra L. Beecher on Jan. 22, 1977, in Altoona.

Surviving are his wife of 35 years; a son, Donald A. and fiancee, Nicole Lilly, of Altoona; a granddaughter, Delaney A. Beecher of Altoona; a brother, William A. of Altoona; as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Edgar was a graduate of Altoona High School. He retired as a machinist from Norfolk Southern in June 2002. He was a member of the Bavarian Aid Society and enjoyed bowling, fishing and golf.

Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc., Juniata, where a memorial service will be held at noon.

Edgar married Sandra L. Querry, daughter of Donald C. Querry and Geraldine M. Brenner, on 22 Jan 1977 in Altoona, Blair, PA.1 (Sandra L. Querry was born on 22 Feb 1952 in , , Pennsylvania, USA,8 9 died on 9 May 2013 in Altoona, Blair, PA 8 9 and was buried in Altoona: Alto-Reste Park Cemetery, Blair, PA 8 9.)


1 Altoona Mirror (Altoona, PA) (Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania), Obituary of Edgar H. Beecher, 20 Nov 2012.

2 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KDT4-JQG Edgar H Beecher, 17 Nov 2012; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

3 Altoona Tribune (Altoona, PA), 2 Jan 1943, page 10. Obituary of Edgar Andrew Beecher.

4 Altoona Tribune (Altoona, PA), 6 May 1950, page 5.

5 Altoona Tribune (Altoona, PA), 28 Mar 1942, page 3.

6 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Veteran Compensation Applications, WWII, 1950, Edgar A. Beecher Jr., b. 20 Jan 1920.

7 Altoona Tribune (Altoona, PA), 7 Jul 1952, page 1.

8 Altoona Mirror (Altoona, PA) (Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania), Obituary of Sandra L. Beecher, 9 May 2013.

9 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=110807346.

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