September 20, 1939 ~ November 23, 2005
William Edward Beesley, 66, of 133 Whitethorn Dr., Guilford passed away, Wed., Nov. 23, 2005 at CT Hospice, Branford. He was born in New Haven, Sept. 20, 1939 son of the late William Patrick and Marion Gilpatrick Beesley. He was a electrical supervisor for the Metro North Railroad for 41 years prior to his retirement in 2001. Mr. Beesley served in the U. S. Army Reserves. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law Lisa Ann and Mike Robichaud of Milford, son and daughter-in-law William Alexander and Tiffany Beesley of Orange; grandchildren Kara Ann, Michael Edmond, Nicholas Alexander and Alex Michael Robichaud all of Milford and William Patrick and Sarah Marie Beesley of Orange; his long time companion, Sharon Bruno of Guilford and his special extended family, Dana and Dale Hastings and their son Garrett of Farmington, CT, Marsi and Chris Richter and their children Cally, Colette and Kevin Richter of Mt. Lake's, NJ and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sisters, Jeanette Bunnell and Elizabeth (Betty) Crampton. Funeral from BEECHER & BENNETT-TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave., West Haven, Mon., Nov. 28, 2005 at 9:30 am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Lawrence Church, West Haven at 10:00 am. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, West Haven. Friends may call Sun. from 4-8 pm. Contributions may be made to CT Hospice, Inc., 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.