T. Durand Becker, aged 80 of Worcester, died Wednesday, August 2, at Fox Memorial Hospital in Onconta, following a long illness. Mr. Becker was born April 22, 1887, at Berne, the son of Melvin W. and Edith (Young) Becker. He married Edna Spaulding at Schoharie on April 22, 1913. Mr Becker was a retired laborer of the GLF grain mill at Buffalo. He had lived in Worcester 11 years, formerly having lived at Sharon and Buffalo. He was a member of the Berne Masonic Lodge. Surviving are his wife a son, Gerald D. Becker of Eagle Pass, Tex. a brother, Dr. DeForest Becker of Brooklyn a sister, Flora A. Becker of Altamont a granddaughter and several nephews and cousins. Private funeral services were held at 2 p. m. on Friday, August 4, from the Skinner Funeral Home in Worcester, with the Rev. Thomas P. White, pastor of the Worcester Methodist Church, officiating. Burial was in Knoxville Cemetery in Berne. The Otsego Farmer August 10, 1967
Found him on the 1900 Berne, Albany, New York census (dist 70 img 14) as Duran Becker
age 13. Found him on the 1910 Berne, Albany, New York census (dist 100 img 11) as T. Durand Becker
age 23, miller, flour and feed. Found him on the 1930 Great Bend, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania census (dist 18 img 1) as T. Durand Becker
age 43, proprietor, feed mill.