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Toni Marie (Candelori) Becker

On Monday, January 8, Toni M. Becker, beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother passed away at age 77.  Born in Trenton, New Jersey to Anthony and Mary Candelori, Toni Graduated from St. Mary’s Cathedral in Trenton, NJ and immediately entered the work force.  After moving to Columbia, SC Toni met and married her husband U.S. Army Soldier, Gary Becker. From that day forward Toni and Gary served their nation and each other as an Army family for over 55 years.

Toni never met a stranger and was considered a pillar of the community. She served as a leader through entrepreneurship and management of multiple small businesses and activities serving the Fort Knox community. She was also well known for organizing social and philanthropic activities for the community. Toni actively participated in her Church (Grace Lutheran), The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Fort Knox International Military Student Office (IMSO), and so much more.  Toni was happiest when she was involved with planning and hosting events, activities, and parties.

Toni was best known for her quick-witted humor, telling stories while cooking meals for her friends and family in her favorite place, her kitchen.  She is survived by her Husband Gary, their Sons Gary Jr., his Fiancé Gina and Brian, Grandchildren Ashley, Camryn and Brenden and his Wife Candyce, Sarah and Savannah and Great Grandchildren Ensley and Delilah. 

Visitation will be at Chism Family Funeral Home 769 Highland Ave. Vine Grove, KY from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM, Tuesday, January 16, 2024 and from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM, Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at Chism Family Funeral Home, Vine Grove, KY.

Funeral services for Mrs. Becker will be held at 12:00 PM, Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at the chapel of Chism Family Funeral Home, Vine Grove, KY. Burial will follow at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central, Radcliff, KY.

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