Michael D. Beckerman, of North Weymouth died peacefully at home on Feb. 28, 2014 surrounded by his family and dogs. Michael is survived by his wife of 42 years, AnnMarie (Breingan) formerly of North Quincy, his three children, Courtney of Milton, Kristina and her husband Christopher Rull of Needham and Peter and his wife Kristina of Walpole. Michael is also survived by three grandchildren, Peter and Libby Rull and Cohen Beckerman. Born on June 14, 1944, Michael was the only child of George and Barbara Beckerman of Hull, MA and Delray Beach, Fla. He was a 1962 graduate of Hull High School and then served as an Air Force medic in Georgia from 1962-1966. Michael later graduated with degrees in nursing and anesthesia from Quincy City Hospital School of Nursing. Michael went on to become a nurse anesthetist spending most of his career at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Throughout his life and into his retirement, Michael enjoyed taking care of the familys dogs, spending time on his boat and fishing. Michael will be remembered for his quiet nature, intelligence, quick wit and memorable one-liners. Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Wednesday 4 - 8 p.m. at the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock Street, Quincy. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 11 a.m. on Thursday. Burial will follow at Blue Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Michaels memory to either the MSPCA, 350 S. Huntington Street, Boston, MA 02130/www.mspca.org or One Fund Boston, Inc, PO Box 990009, Boston, MA 02199/www.onefundboston.org See www.keohane.com or call 1-800-Keohane for directions and online condolences.
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Keohane Funeral Home
785 Hancock Street Quincy, MA 02170