Kelly Marie Beckerle


Passed peacefully in her Sammamish, WA home surrounded by family and friends on Thursday, August 26, 2021.  Beloved wife of the Timothy G Beckerle; cherished mother of Emily Grace Beckerle; Sister of James P Hennessey, Kimberly A Cox, Timothy F Hennessey and Edward F Hennessey.  Kelly was preceded in death by her parents, James and Margaret (Peggy) Hennessey. Kelly was a dear sister in law, aunt, cousin and friend to many.  She was a proud graduate of St. Josephs Academy in St. Louis; University of MO, Rolla where she earned a BS degree in Computer Science; and St. Edwards University in Austin, TX where she earned a master’s degree in Business Administration.

Kelly started her career in software development at IBM in Austin, TX before relocating to the Seattle, WA area where she worked for a variety companies in the technology industry before retiring in 2006.  In 2009, her beautiful daughter, Emily Grace was born.  Since then she has devoted herself to her daughter and husband.

Kelly was happiest when she was spending time with family and friends; around a fire, sipping on wine and any activity with her daughter.  She enjoyed frequent trips to Destin, FLA and her hometown of St. Louis, MO.  She also enjoyed hiking, cycling, skiing, golfing, travelling and home improvement projects.

Services:  Memorial Masses will be held at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic church 1121 228th Ave SE, Sammamish, WA on Friday September 3 at 11 am pacific time zone and on Friday September 17 at 11 am central time at Incarnate Word Catholic Church, 13416 Olive Blvd., Chesterfield, MO.  The Mass at Mary Queen of Peace will be live streamed on the Church’s You Tube channel: ()

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the APPENDIX CANCER & PSEUDOMYXOMA PERITONEI (PMP) support group at or charity of your choice.

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