Dennis Eli Beck II, 61

Mar 23, 2021

Dennis Eli Beck II, age 61, of New Bedford passed away suddenly on March 17, 2021.

Dennis was the son of Shirley (Doane) Beck and the late Dennis E. Beck and was a graduate of Dartmouth High School class of 1977. He attended Bryant College and UMass Dartmouth.

A New Bedford resident, Dennis worked in the family business, Beck’s Seafood, until 1994. He continued his career in the seafood industry and plowed snow for the state for many years.

He was an active lifelong member of Grace Episcopal church where he was a greeter and usher. He could always be found down at the waterfront or with his grand dog Lily.

He was the most kind, generous and loving father, son, brother and friend to all. His greatest love and best friend was his son Zackary.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his son Zack, sister Katherine Lafland and her husband Roger, and his nephews Jason and Jordan Lafland. He is also survived by his step-children, Kim, Kris and Nathan and former wife Denise Stanton and many friends.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Dennis’s name to American Lung Association Donation Processing Center, PO Box 11039 Lewiston, ME 04243-9409 or Martha’s Food Pantry of Grace Episcopal Church, 133 School St. New Bedford, MA 02740.

Arrangements are with the Wilson Chapel, 479 County St., New Bedford.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, March 26 at noon, at the Riverside Cemetery in Fairhaven. Masks and social distancing are required.