Eric Beeley, Sr., 94, of Warwick, passed peacefully February 3, 2013, at Shady Acres Nursing Home. \
Born in Lancashire, England, he came to this country at a very early age. He was a son of the late William and Edith (Hall) Beeley and was married to his late wife Helen Doherty for 60 years.
Mr. Beeley was a disabled United States Army veteran of World War II serving in Australia.
He leaves two grandchildren, Bonnie A. Beeley and Frank J. Olivera both of Warwick; and a daughter-in-law, Nancy Lee Hampton Beeley of Warwick. He was father of the late Eric Beeley, Jr.
Funeral was Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. from the Stapleton-Barry-Holdredge Funeral Home, 684 Park Avenue, Cranston with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Paul Church, One St. Paul Place, Cranston, at 10:00 a.m. His life was celebrated with calling hours Wednesday 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. Burial, with military honors, will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Shady Acres Nursing Home, 415 Gardner Road, West Kingston, RI 02892 or St Paul Church, One St Paul Place, Cranston, RI 02905.