Beverly Beecher Keeny, 86, wife of the late William "Bud" F. Keeny Jr, passed away at her home on March 21, 2007 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Gastonia, NC on February 2, 1921 to the late Harold and Ethel Mundy Beecher. Beverly was the beloved mother and mother-in-law of Ethel Rupp and her husband David of Hamden, Kathryn McIntyre and her husband Kenneth of New Haven, Chip F. Keeny III of Clinton, and Elizabeth Rivera and her husband Gilbert. Loving grandmother to Jennifer Tressel, Kenneth McIntyre Jr, Kellie Crouch, Kimberlee McIntyrg, Amanda and Adam Rivera and great grandmother to Scott and Chelsea Crouch and David and Jonathan Tressel. She is also survived by dear friends Lucy Sousa and Marion Kuntz and her brother Robert Beecher. Beverly enjoyed her time at the Estuary Council in Clinton and leaves many friends. She will be misssed for her gregarious nature and her love of her wonderful husband, children and grandchildren. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2007 at 12noon at BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL SERVICE 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden. Friends may visit with the family on Saturday morning from 10 to 12. Memorial contributions in Beverly's name may be sent to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd, Branford, CT 06405 OR The Tommy Fund for Childhood Cancer, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, 20 York St, New Haven, CT 06511-3202. To send a condolence or for information go to

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