July 9, 1922 ~ December 28, 2004
Beecher, John Stanford In New Haven, Dec. 28, 2004, John S. Beecher, 82, of 75 Washington Ave., Hamden. Son of the late David and Kathleen Stanford Beecher, he was born in New Haven on July 9, 1922. Mr. Beecher is survived by two sisters, Mary Hague and Kathleen Maloney of Hamden, two nieces, Jo-Ann Barone and Kathy DePodesta, three nephews, Jack Hague, Edward Maloney and Richard Maloney and several great-nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Harriet Kirby and Joseph Kirby. With Seamless Rubber, he worked as an accountant and then worked as a toll taker for the State of Connecticut. He belonged to the Men's Club at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church and was a US Army veteran of WW II. Funeral from BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden, Fri., Dec. 31 at 9:30 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church at 10 AM. Friends may call one hour prior from 8:30 to 9:30 AM,Fri. Interment in St Mary Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Hospital of St. Raphael Foundation, 1450 Chapel St., New Haven, CT 06511 or CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.