January 28, 1907 ~ March 13, 2002
Marion Gilpatrick Beesley, Marion Gilpatrick Beesley, 95, of West Haven, widow of William Patrick Beesley, died Wed. March 13, 2002 in the Mary Wade Home in New Haven. Born in New Haven, the daughter of the late Edward F. Gilpatrick and Jeanette Berry Gilpatrick. She was predeceased by 2 brothers, Redmond Gilpatirck and Theodore Gilpatrick; 2 daughters, Jeanette Bunnell and Elizabeth (Betty) Crampton; and a son-in-law, Hank Bunnell. She is survived by one son, William Edward Beesley of Guilford and one son-in-law, Bill Crampton of Wallingford. She was a devoted grandmother to 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral service at BEECHER & BENNETT TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave., at Court St., West Haven, Saturday, March 16, 2002 at 9:30 a .m. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 7 - 9 p.m.. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to the Mary Wade Home, 118 Clinton Ave., New Haven, CT 06511.