Martin A. Beckwith, 75 of Baldwinsville, passed away on Monday September 3rd at Francis House in Syracuse after a brief illness. A native of Oswego, he lived in the Fulton area many years before moving to Baldwinsville. Marty retired in 2002 as a deputy sheriff with the Oswego County Sheriff's Department after 30 years of service. He was a member of the F.O.P. and enjoyed restoring antique cars, camping, traveling and the outdoors. Marty was predeceased by his mother, Mary Cook Beckwith; siblings, Charles, Donald and Richard Beckwith and Mary Jane Miller.
Surviving are his wife, Laurie Searles Beckwith; children, Isabelle Clark (Rick), Martin Beckwith (Karen), Debbie Proud (Tim), Ashley Hook, Cory Acome, Brian and Amanda Chapel; nine grandchildren; three great grandchildren; siblings, Rena Leggett, Ed Beckwith (Laura), Joe Beckwith (Theresa), Dorothy Johnson (Todd), Barbara Hall (Don Lanning), Robert Beckwith (Mary) and Tim Beckwith; many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 8th at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street in Fulton with services to follow at 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts are encouraged to Francis House, 108 Michaels Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13208.