Charles Morse Beck von Peccoz

March 21, 1937 - April 2, 2012

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Beck von Peccoz, Charles Morse of Cincinnati and Brewster, MA died April 2 at home, his loving family at his side. Beloved husband for 51 years of Marian (Larkin) Beck von Peccoz, devoted father of Charles M. Beck von Peccoz, Jr. of Wellesley, MA; Larkin Bundy and Shellie Byers, both of Montgomery, and their spouses, Wendy Beck von Peccoz, Bryan Bundy and Matthew Byers. Adored and irreplaceable Gampi to his 8 grandchildren: Grandin and Brewster Beck von Peccoz; Chapman, Will and Hope Bundy; and Eric, Charlie and Caroline Byers. Also survived by his brother Stephen (Michele) Beck von Peccoz of Solana Beach, sisters Martha Beck von Peccoz of Chicago and Marka Burnett of Highlands, NJ and affectionate nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Martha Morse ReQua and Wolfgang Beck von Peccoz. Born March 21, 1937 in Lake Forest, IL, Charlie attended Le Rosey and Deerfield Academy, received a master’s degree in engineering from Cornell University, where he also played varsity soccer and was a member of Quill and Dagger; he later served in the US Navy and then moved to Cincinnati and worked for P&G. Recently he fought a courageous battle with prostate cancer. Charlie was the most unselfish and optimistic of men and will be remembered for his good humor and gentle ways. He enjoyed traveling, sports and gardening. But most of all, he loved being with friends, and especially being with his family on Cape Cod, where he made the most of life every day. No flowers please. If you would like, donations may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati, 4310 Cooper Rd, Cincinnati 45242, or to Fisher House (supports military families), 1400 VFW Parkway, W. Roxbury, MA 02132. Visitation at noon Saturday, followed by services at 1PM at Montgomery Community Church, 11251 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati 45249. Burial will be at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Brewster early in the summer. Condolences to


Smith - Apr 13, 2012

Dear Marian, Larkin, Shelley, and Chip; How terribly sorry we are to learn of
Charlie’s passing.
A warm, intelligent man who always brought a smile. We are glad to have known
him. our thoughts are with you all. Vern, Missy, Katie and Leslie

Thank you,

Vernon&Missy Smith 04/13/2012 04:10:31 PM

Judy & Ed Benz - Apr 11, 2012

Dear Marian and family,
Ed and I were so sad to hear of Charlie’s death. Although we didin’t know him well, he always made us feel so comfortable and welcome, as though we were old friends.

We hope that all the years of love and joy that you shared will bring you peace and fill you with many happy memories.

We look forward to seeing you when are back in Brewster.

Our deepest sympathy to all,
Judy & Ed Benz

Dotty/John Stenner - Apr 9, 2012

Marion and Family
We were sorry to learn of Charles passing. So glad you were at the french bakery in Wellfleet last fall while I was stopped there for a biking reststop. It was so good to see you both at that time.
Charlie will be missed by us and the Friday Biking Group. He was such a great person. John and I are glad to have known him. Take care Marion. Savor many memories. May you always feel God’s warmth and love surrounding you. Many Blessings to you. Take care.
Dotty and John Stenner