Irwin-Beck Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Inc.
175 North Main St
Spring Grove, PA 17362

About Us

CHRISTOPHER BECK (Funeral Director/Supervisor)

    Chris Beck graduated form the College of Boca Raton in Florida in 1987 with a degree in Funeral Service. After graduating, he received his funeral director license and worked for Kish Funeral Home of Broomall PA and Fluehr Funeral Home in Philadelphia PA. Most recently Chris was employed as a General Manager of a small group of funeral homes in the Bucks County PA area for Givnish Funeral Homes.

    Chris and his family are residents of the Spring Grove Community.  When not handling his funeral director responsibilities, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife, Laura and their 4 children. He has been is active in coaching all of his children's sports teams.  He is currently a member of the Spring Grove Lions, serves as a board member of the Spring Grove Area School District Schlarship Fund and a member of the SWEBS Team at the Spring Grove High School as well as a board member of the VNA of Hanover and Spring Grove.

LAURA BECK (Office Manager)

Laura is the office manager of the funeral home and usaully is the first point of contact when you call the funeral home.  She can also be found  greeting family and friends at the front door when they arrive for funerals.  In her "spare time" she manages the daily lives of our 4 children and 2 dogs.  She also volunteers at the schools where her chidren attend in the Spring Grove School District.  

JOHN FORRY (Funeral Assistant)

John is a resident of York New Salem.  He is a retired truck driver and has lived his entire life in the Jefferson area of York County.  John assists Chris and Laura with the daily operations around the funeral home.  He can ussually be found in the parking area and front entrance helping anyone that comes to visit the funeral home.

RON GROSS (Funeral Assistant)

Graduates of Spring Grove High School may recognize Ron as a previous math teacher. Ron retired from teaching and is employed part time at Irwin - Beck Funeral Home. He is often spotted in the parking lot during funeral services as he helps to park cars and transport flowers. Ron and his wife, Jean, reside in a beautifully restored historic stone farmhouse in Thomasville and enjoy spending time with their grandchildren.

CHUCK HOOVER (Funeral Assistant)

Chuck is a resident of York and has lived his entire life in the Spring Grove-York Area. He works as an assistant on most funerals.  Chuck is recently retired, when he is not on his boat on the Susquehanna River he can usually be found helping viitors in the parking area and assisiting on funerals.

VINCENT BECK (Funeral Assistant)

Vincent Beck enjoys helping his father on funerals. He currently attends school at the Spring Grove Area School District. He plans to follow is his fathers footsteps and become a funeral director.