Matthew L. Beccio, 69, former president of the defunct MATCO construction company, died of cancer Dec. 12 at his home in Clearwater, Fla.
A native of Baltimore, Mr. Beccio graduated from Forest Park High School and attended the University of Maryland. He interrupted his education to serve as a navigator in the Navy during World War II and was promoted to lieutenant.
Mr. Beccio then joined his father's masonry and construction business, the Thomas Matthew Beccio Co. He took over the business when his father died in 1952.
Survivors include his wife, the former Ursula Bartch; his mother, Mary Beccio; a brother, Vincent Beccio; and two sisters, Lily Wilsey and Violet Mackley, all of Baltimore.