Benny V. Beebe
MILFORD – Benny V. Beebe, 84, resident of Milford, NH died on December 17, 2020 at his home.
He was born in Nimis Udine, Italy on April 15, 1936, a son of Angelo Gregorutti and Maria (Bertoni) Gregorutti Beebe and emigrated to the United States when he was 12 years old.
Mr. Beebe made his home in the Amherst/Milford area for more than 50 years. He owned and operated BB Mold Company for 40 years.
When he was not working, he enjoyed hiking, kayaking, traveling with the Audubon Society and his annual visits to his hometown in Italy.
Mr. Beebe was an active communicant of St. Patrick’s Church, Milford, where he served as a Eucharistic minister.
He was a U.S. Army veteran and was honorably discharged in 1959 with the rank of Specialist 4.
Mr. Beebe was predeceased by his Mother, Maria (Bertoni) Gregorutti Beebe, and two brothers, Fausto and Royce Beebe.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Elaine (Sweetser) Beebe of Milford; his son, Alan and his wife Kim Beebe of Elizabeth, CO, and Carl and his wife Linda Beebe of Battle Ground, WA; two grandchildren, Alyssa and Seth Beebe; two sisters, Catherine Scott and Gianna Gregorutti; and a brother, Arthur Beebe, all of Claremont, NH; and several nephews and nieces.
A memorial mass will be held on Monday, December 28th at 10:00 am in St. John Neumann Church, 708 Milford Road, Merrimack, NH. Burial will be in Claremont, NH at a later date. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com. In lieu of flowers, make donations the Bedford Animal Shelter or a local charity of your choice.