Arlene Beekley

Obituary of Arlene H. Beekley

Arlene Helen Beekley, 67, of Pottstown, PA, passed away on March 10, 2022. Born in Pottstown, PA, on February 27, 1955, Arlene was the daughter of the late Herbert F. Beekley Sr. and Eva (Marhon) Beekley.


Arlene graduated from Pottstown High School in 1973, worked for a few years as a caregiver at Pennhurst Hospital, and then became a certified nursing assistant. Although she began working at ManorCare in Pottstown, she spent the majority of her career at Coventry Manor, and retired in 2016. After retiring, Arlene spent the majority of her time doing what she loved most, spending time with her precious grandchildren. She was a devoted mom and Mom Mom who consistently sacrificed herself for her children and grandchildren.


Arlene is lovingly remembered by her son, Christopher Beekley; her daughter, Jonelle Beekley; her grandchildren, Arron, Zachary, Cameron, Mason, Keelan, Steven, Janiya, Justin, Jolee, and Jalissa; her great-grandson, Kyran; and her siblings, Herbert F. Beekley Jr., Dolores (& Robert) Cunningham, Barbara Presgrave, and Joyce Beekley.


In addition to her parents, Arlene is predeceased by her brother, Wayne Beekley.


Visitation will take place on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at New Life Assembly of God, 902 N. Evans St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Life Celebration will follow at 6:00 p.m.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Arlene’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at


Houck & Gofus Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, 19464, will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at