Obituary: Thomas Paul Beedle

Thomas Paul Beedle
Thomas Paul Beedle

SEYMOUR — Thomas Paul Beedle, 79, of Seymour, the beloved husband of the late Helen Buehler Beedle entered into eternal rest on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 at Vitas Innovative Hospice Care of St. Mary’s Hospital of Waterbury.

He was born in Highland Park, Mich. on May 17, 1934 son of the late Joseph E. Beedle and Mildred McCleary Beedle. He moved to New Haven as an infant where he lived until moving to Seymour in 1961 and lived the remainder of his life in Seymour. Thomas was a truck driver for Frank’s Express and Shoreline Express in New Haven. He also worked as a machine operator at Times Wire and Cable of Wallingford and Custom Cables Corporation of Seymour until his retirement.

He will be sadly missed by his family and many friends. His loving family includes his two sons, Michael P. Beedle and his wife, Elaine Thayer of Seymour, and William J. Beedle and his wife, April of Seymour, and a daughter-in-law, Jamie Kucher of Beacon Falls and three brothers, Richard Beedle of New Haven, Harry Beedle of East Haven, Phillip Beedle of Meriden, and eight cherished grandchildren, six cherished great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his two beloved sons, Thomas F. Beedle and Steven E. Beedle; two brothers, Robert Beedle and Joseph Beedle and a sister, Theresa Shingler.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, Sept. 27 at 11 a.m. directly at Northwest Cemetery, 212 Seymour Road, (corner of Peck Hill Road), Woodbridge. It was Thomas’ wish that there be no calling hours. The Miller-Ward Funeral Home of Seymour is caring for the family.

Expressions of sympathy in Thomas’ memory may be made to Vitas Innovative Hospice Care, St. Mary’s Hospital, Xavier 4-56 Franklin St., Waterbury, CT 06706.

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