Elaine M. (Manuele) Becker

William Snyder Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | January 07, 2020

Elaine M. (Manuele) Becker, 87, a resident of Redstone Highlands, formerly of Irwin, died Saturday, January 4, 2020. She was born September 6, 1932 in Munhall, a daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (Brennan) Manuele. Elaine was a graduate of Margaret Morrison Carnegie College.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Irwin, and was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Irwin Chapter 400, a Past Royal Matron of the Order of The Amaranth, Jeannette Chapter 25, and a charter member and past Worthy Advisor for the Irwin Chapter of the International Order of Rainbow for Girls. She was also a volunteer for Norwin Area Meals On Wheels for over 20 years.

She is survived by her husband of over 65 years Robert N. Becker; her children Geoffrey (Reiko) Becker of Pittsburgh, Keith (Sara) Becker of Potomac, MD, Rebecca Becker of Columbia, MD, and Kimberly (Richard M. Sr.) Cummings of North Huntingdon; her grandchildren Richard M. Cummings Jr., Jessica Tray, Tyler Becker, and Nicholas Becker; her great grandchildren Ashlyn, Dillon, and Ryan Cummings and Landon Gheen; a sister Claudia J. (the late Thomas) Kuhns; also nieces, nephews, and cousins. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the William Snyder Funeral Home, 521 Main Street, Irwin. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in First Presbyterian Church. Interment will follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers a contribution can be made to Norwin Area Meals On Wheels or First Presbyterian Church, Irwin. For online condolences please visit

Originally published January 07, 2020.

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