June 12, 1925 ~ January 19, 2003
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.