John Jacob Beacher
Anna Sverha
Jacob J. Twardzik
Victoria R. Baranik
George Michael Beacher Sr.
Victoria Josephine Twardzik
John Paul Beacher


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1. Marie F. Jenkins

John Paul Beacher 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 25 Jul 1952, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 1 3
  • Marriage (1): Marie F. Jenkins about 1980 1
  • Died: 24 Oct 2022, Whitehall Twp., Lehigh, PA at age 70 1
  • Buried: 27 Oct 2022 1

   FamilySearch ID: LF2L-GKH.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Newspaper: Evening Herald: Ashland Hospital Dispensary Cases: John Beacher, 17, of 124 Schuylkill avenue, Shenandoah Heights, laceration and bruises on his back in a football game., 24 Sep 1969, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 7

2. Newspaper: Evening Herald: Chargers Dealt 4th Defeat by Royals: "On the line the Chargers did their best but the loss of team captain John Beacher did not help matters. Beacher is out for the season with a back injury.", 27 Sep 1969, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 8

3. Newspaper: Evening Herald: (photo) Homecoming Queen -- Crowned Cardinal Brennan homecoming queen Saturday night at Ashland was Bathy Bryne, seen above with her escort, John Beacher, a member of the Charger football team who has been sidelined several weeks., 27 Oct 1969, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 9

4. Residence: 124 Schuylkill Avenue, Shenandoah Heights, PA on 31 Oct 1969 in Shenandoah Heights, Schuylkill County, PA. 5

5. Residence: in 1978 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 2 3 He resided in 1978 at 124 Schuylkill Avenue in Shenandoah, PA.

6. Newspaper: Republican and Herald: Whitehall resident John Beacher, former Shenandoah Heights resident, informed Frackville State Police his auto struck a storm drain on Arizona Avenue in Shenandoah Heights Sunday at 4:15 p.m. Damaging the undercarriage., 12 May 1980, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 10

7. Newspaper: Morning Call: Whitehall Townshp: Theft -- Reported Monday by John P. Beacher of 1241 Broad St.; driver's license, hunting knife and two tapes taken from car parked near residence, $30 value., 5 Nov 1980, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 11

8. Residence: 1409 Presidential Dr., Whitehall, PA 18052 on 24 Jul 1984 in Whitehall Twp., Lehigh, PA. 12

9. Newspaper: Pottsville Republican: Beacher's Car Demolished, 17 Nov 1984, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 13 Police blotter: Car Slams Pole. A Whitehall man escaped injury in a one-car accident that occurred on Route 306 in the village of Snyders, West Penn Township, at 1:55 a.m. today, state police at Frackville said. Police said John P. Beacher, 32, was traveling south when he apparently fell asleep. Police said Beecher's car ran off the road, struck and severed a utility pole. Police said Beacher's car was demolished.

10. Newspaper: Morning Call: Burglary - Reported Tuesday by John P. Beacher, of 1780 Peachtree Circle; residence entered during daylight hours, $25 fake pearl bracelet removed., 8 Aug 1985, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 14

11. Newspaper: Allentown Morning Call: Sports Photo: Coach John Beacher and daugher Nina, 20 Sep 1990, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 15 SPORTS PHOTO - Allentown City League cage titles, left row. Coffeen Players of the Class C team (bottom right) which had an 1 1 -1 mark were, from left in first row, Nina Beacher, Nicole Nasatka, Niki Williams and Raeann Nasatka, and second row, Shannon Veneziano, Erin Fitzpatnck, Sarah Lakatosh, Heather Brinker and Keli Williams. In the back is coach John Beacher.

12. Residence: in 1993 in Whitehall Twp., Lehigh, PA. 3 1780 Peachtree Cir, Whitehall, PA, 18052-4308.

13. Residence: 1888 Van Buren Drive, Whitehall, PA on 1 Mar 1994 in Whitehall Twp., Lehigh, PA. 16 Allentown Morning Call: Lehigh County Deeds, Whitehall Township, Beacher, John P. and Marie Jenkins from Gross, Jack, 1888 Van Buren Dr., $171,500, (3/1).

14. Residence: on 13 Sep 1996 in Whitehall Twp., Lehigh, PA. 17

15. Residence: on 3 Sep 2002 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 18

16. Newspaper: Morning Call: Lehigh County Deeds: Whitehall Township: Horvath, Patricia and Smith, Robert from Beacher, Marie Jenkins and Beacher, John P., 1 Peach Tree Village, $360,000 (3/15), 9 Apr 2006, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 19

17. Residence: 104 Newport Ave, Northampton, PA 18067 on 24 Oct 2022 in Northampton, Northampton, PA. 1

18. Obituary: Morning Call: Obituary of John Paul Beacher on 25 Oct 2022 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 1 John Paul Beacher, 70, of Northampton passed away Monday, October 24, 2022. He and his wife, Marie Jenkins-Beacher, were married for 42 years until his death. Born in Shenandoah, he was the son of George "Buddy" and Victoria "Tush" (Twardzik) Beacher. John was always smiling and very sociable even with strangers. He loved helping others, listening to music and joking around. He enjoyed spending time with family & friends, traveling, watching sporting events and golfing. Before John's retirement he worked 50 plus years in the beverage industry. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Roman Catholic Church, and lifetime member of the Hogan Social Club.

Survivors: children Nina Beacher and partner Jeffery "Doug" West (Philadelphia, PA); Jacob Beacher and partner Yamira Lopez (Allentown, PA); granddaughter Liliana Beacher (Whitehall, PA); siblings George "Micheal" and Lorna Beacher (James Island, SC); Joseph and Kathy Beacher (Shenandoah, PA); Elaine and John Harkins (Gordon, PA); Barbara Eiche (Frackville, PA); and many nephews and nieces.

Services: Thursday October 27, 2022 Viewing (10-11AM) and Mass (11AM) at St. Elizabeth Roman Catholic Church 618 Fullerton Ave, Whitehall, Pennsylvania 18052

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude's 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

John married Marie F. Jenkins, daughter of Edward John Jenkins Sr. and Anna Dolores Jane Coller, about 1980.1 (Marie F. Jenkins was born on 13 Aug 1956 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 20 21.)


1 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 25 Oct 2022, obituary of John Paul Beacher.

2 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, Issue 1 Jun 1978.

3, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Volume 1.

4 The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA), 28 Feb 1970, page 8. Funeral of Mrs. Jacob Twardzik.

5 The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA), 31 Oct 1969, page 17. Obituary of George (Buddy) Beacher.

6 "Citizens' Voice (Wilkes-Barre, PA)," 6 Aug 2006, page 35. Beacher-Norakus Wedding.

7 The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA), 24 Sep 1969, page 11.

8 The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA), 27 Sep 1969, page 10.

9 The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA), 27 Oct 1969, page 15.

10 The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA), 12 May 1980, page. 2. Area Police.

11 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 5 Nov 1980, page 46.

12 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 24 Jul 1984, page 17. Births.

13 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 17 Nov 1984, page 3.

14 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 8 Aug 1985, page 17.

15 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 20 Sep 1990, page 23.

16 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 24 Jul1 994, page 94.

17 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 13 Sep 1996, page B-8. Obituary of Edward J. Jenkins.

18 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 5 Sep 2002, page 3. Obituary of Victoria Beacher.

19 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 9 Apr 2006, page 66.

20, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol. 1. Marie Jenkins Beacher, Whitehall, Pa.

21 The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA), 13 Aug 1956, page 7. Birth of Marie Jenkins.

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