Eleanor Borst Beach, 77, of 88 Elmwood Drive died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003, at MidState Medical Center. She was the wife of Owen M. Beach. Born in Meriden on June 12, 1925, she was the daughter of the late F. Baldwin and Corrine Bicknell Borst. She was a graduate of Meriden High School and Larson Junior College (now Quinnipiac University) and had worked at New Departure and as the Sales Director at Yale Motor Inn. She was a member of the First Congregational Church of Meriden. Besides her husband, she is survived by two sons, Jeffrey O. Beach and Jonathan L. Beach, both of Meriden; a brother and sister-in-law, Lawrence and Jane Borst of Houston, TX; a granddaughter and her husband, Amanda and Stewart Sill of Youngsville, N.C.; a great-grandson, Connor Sill of Youngsville, N.C. and two nieces, Laura Jane Borst of Houston, TX and Patricia Hebert of Upton, MA. A graveside service and burial will be held Thursday, Jan. 23, at 10 a.m. in Walnut Grove Cemetery. The Rev. John Wayne Clark will officiate. There are no calling hours. Arrangements are under the direction of the Beecher and Bennett Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. If desired, contributions in Mrs. Beach's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 538 Preston Ave., Meriden, CT 06450.

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  1. I just wanted to share some encouragment with you from the bible which we need at times as these, because at acts 24:15 it gives us a hope for all of mankind and for ones we have lost in death and also at Revelation 21:3&4 it gives us a hope. so please read these rewarding words to help give you comfort. With Deepest Sympathy, J. Knoble

  2. I\’m so sorry to lose Eleanor I will miss her very very much. Owen, Jeff and Jon you have my very deepest sympathy.

  3. Owen, Jon & Jeff, I am so sorry for all of you. Eleanor was a wonderful woman and she will truly be missed. Pam Woodward

  4. To the family Please accept our condolences on the loss of Eleanor. Our thoughts are with you in your time of sorrow.

  5. Very sorry to hear about Eleanor. We worked together at the Yale Motor Inn. We enjoyed many of lunches together with another good friend Phyllis Fagan.

  6. Words alone cannot express the sadness we feel in the loss of Eleanor. I am glad she was a part of our lives. We had many wonderful Christmas Eve\’s with her as well as with all of you. With Love, Maureen, Kelly, and Kristine

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