James E. Beegan (1931 - 2014)

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  • "So very sorry to hear of Jim's passing. My sincere..."
    - Maryann Leonard
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    - gail loebel
  • "I'm very sorry to hear of Jim's passing. He was a nice guy..."
    - Kevin Danby
  • "Tim & Family, So sorry to learn of your dad's passing...."
    - Linda Murphy
  • "I worked many midnight shifts with Jim in the Wilbur Cross..."
    - John DeGennaro
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MERIDEN - James E. Beegan, 83, husband of Sharon Eiche Beegan, died on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Apple Rehab Coccomo. Born in Hartford on April 10, 1931, he was the son of the late James and Mary Fallon Beegan. James had resided in Meriden for most of his life. He graduated from Hall High School in West Hartford. Mr. Beegan was employed by the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation before retiring in 1988 and also worked for Kamens Ambulance. James was a veteran of the Korean War, having served with the U.S. Navy. Mr. Beegan was a parishioner of St. Joseph Church and he was a former vice-president and president of the St. Joseph Church Council. James was an avid Red Sox fan.

Mr. Beegan is survived by two sons, Kevin Beegan and his wife, Jennifer, of Meriden, and Timothy Beegan and his wife, Eileen, of Southington; and beloved granddog, Fenway; three grandchildren, Kevin Jr., Brian, and James Beegan; three great-grandchildren, Kevin III, Baylee, and Alizae Beegan; three step-grandchildren, Michael, Tyler, and Dalton Kamens; and a brother, John Beegan. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. James was predeceased by his first wife, Joyce Guest Beegan; a sister, Marie Beegan Johnson; and a brother, William Beegan.

Friends and relatives are invited to attend a Mass of Christian burial on Wednesday, June 4, at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph Church. Everyone is asked to meet directly at church. Burial with military honors will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 3 from 5 to 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Foundation, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675. For online condolences, please visit www.jferryfh.com.
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Published in The Record-Journal on June 2, 2014
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