Roger A. Beekman

Roger A. Beekman

AGE: 67 • North Brunswick

Roger A. Beekman died Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at AristaCare at Cedar Oaks Care Center in South Plainfield. He was 67. Born in New Brunswick to the late Edwin F. and Ruth M. (Hendricks) Beekman he has been a lifelong area resident. He was a graduate of Upsala College in East Orange and received his masters degree from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken. He was a computer programmer at Johnson and Johnson in New Brunswick for over 15 years before his retirement. Mr. Beekman was a member of the Somerset Bible Baptist Church in Somerset. He was a member of the National, New Jersey and Middlesex County Federations for the Blind.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a sister - Peggy Oestreicher. Surviving are three sisters and brothers-in-law - Judith M. and Dempsey Havrilla of North Brunswick, Alice and Randy Gottschall of Piscataway and Sandra and John Torok of Greer, South Carolina; longtime companion Barbara Fineman of Fords; many nieces and nephews and two great nephews.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday at Selover Funeral Home, 555 Georges Road, North Brunswick. Private cremation will follow. Friends and relatives may call at the funeral home Friday 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the New Jersey Federation for the Blind, NJFFB, 230 Diamond Spring Road, PO Box 929, Denville, NJ 07834 or at

Funeral Home

Selover Funeral Home
555 Georges Rd North Brunswick, NJ 08902
(732) 828-2500

Published in Home News Tribune on Mar. 27, 2014