WAYNE E. BEAM - BURLINGTON - Wayne E. Beam, 54, died unexpectedly on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at his home, following complications from diabetes. Wayne was born on March 9, 1960, in Bellows Falls, the son of Erwin and Barbara (Lawrence) Beam. Wayne worked for Transition II as the Supported Employment Coordinator for over 16 years. He had previously worked for Champlain Vocational Services, and had worked part time for several night clubs in the greater Burlington area for many years. Wayne was a sports fanatic; he loved watching baseball and football and even had tickets for this weekend's game in Boston. Wayne had a passion for helping mentally challenged children, which he did so well for so many years with Transitions II. Wayne is survived by his parents, Erwin "Butch" and Barbara Beam of Johnson; sister, Ellen Hamel of Johnson; brother, Randy Beam of North Hyde Park; nieces and nephews, Chad, Jessica, Derek, Camiella, Jeremy, Kristin, Chantelle, Timothy, Dasia, Jaden, Jenna, Jordan, and Mika. He was predeceased by his sister, Delinda, on March 5, 1988. A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 18, 2014, at 1 p.m. in the Minor Funeral and Cremation Center in Milton. Burial will follow in the Milton Village Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, April 17, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Minor Funeral Home in Milton. Memorial contributions may be made to the
, P.O. Box 14454, Alexandria, VA., 22312. For those who wish, online condolences may be made to www.minorfh.com.
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Published in The Burlington Free Press on Apr. 17, 2014
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