Peter Richard Beccaria, a longtime mailman in Northern Westchester and a volunteer firefighter in Pound Ridge for half a century, died at age 89 in Palm Coast, Florida.
He was born on December 27, 1928 in Mount Kisco to Esther and Frank Beccaria. He attended school in Pound Ridge and Katonah and then served four years in the Navy in Korea.
Peter married his wife Peggy in 1959 and had two sons, Michael and Patrick.
He moved to Palm Coast from Pound Ridge in 2003.
Peter was a rural letter carrier for 30 years with the United States Postal Service and was a member of the Pound Ridge Volunteer Fire Department for 50 years.
Peter was a member of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. He enjoyed bowling, his motorcycle, V.F.W. parties, keeping the lawn and garden, and was a NASCAR fan.
Peter is preceded in death by his brother, Louis and his sister, Tina. He is survived by his wife Margaret (Peggy) of 58 years; sister, Mary of Waterfield, Connecticut; his sons, Michael and his wife Heather; Patrick and his wife Alise; and two grandchildren Ava and Anthony.
Arrangements were handled by Clymer Funeral Home & Cremations.
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