William Beake, Jr.
unknown - December 9, 2013
William Henry Beake, Jr., 89, of Fayetteville, peacefully passed away at home Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. Born in New York City to the late Agnes and William Beake, Bill proudly served for three years in the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII. Following his service he graduated from Niagara University, Class of 1947 and pursued an executive career in insurance.
In 1947 he married Lorraine Daley Beake, his wife of 66 loving years who survives him along with their daughters, Susan (Dennis) Voigt and Jill (Cecil) Adams; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren, with one on the way. He was predeceased by his sister, Gloria Mason.
He was a member of the Cavalry Club and the Cazenovia Country Club.
Mass of Christian burial: 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1, at Immaculate Conception Church, 400 Salt Springs Road, Fayetteville. Burial with military honors will be in Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Fayetteville. There will be no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Immaculate Conception Church, 400 Salt Springs Rd., Fayetteville, NY 13066.