Betty Beck-Heim, of Hockessin, DE, passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at Seasons Hospice in Christiana Hospital, at the age of 94.
Born in 1926 in Wellsboro, PA, Betty lived in Williamsport, PA then Wellsboro again, before moving to Landenberg, PA in 2012. Most recently, she lived in Summit Independent Living in Hockessin, Delaware with her devoted and loving husband of 12 years W. Scott Heim.
In Williamsport, Betty and Jack Beck (her first husband now deceased) lovingly raised their four children; Dave Beck of Stuttgart, Germany, Steve Beck of Hardeeville, SC (wife Theresa) Cindy Eckbold of Downingtown, PA (husband Mark) and Mike Beck of Landenberg, PA (wife Carol). Betty is also survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren. In addition, “Aunt Betty Jean” is survived by many Smithgall nieces and nephews.
Over the years, Betty enjoyed taking drives through the countryside with Jack and then Scott, spending time with family, keeping a meticulous and welcoming home, and cooking wholesome meals. She was dedicated in the job she held for many years at the Lycoming College Book Store, and she enjoyed square dancing in her earlier years. Most recently, she has enjoyed the love and companionship of her husband Scott, whose dedication to her has been unwavering.
The family services will be private. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Betty’s memory to a charity of your choice.