Ronald L. Beam
Ronald L. Beam
  • November 25, 1959 - July 2, 2017
  • Keene, New Hampshire

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Ronald "Ronnie" L. Beam, 57, a resident of Keene, NH passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, July 2, 2017.

He was born November 25, 1959 in Keene, NH the son of Lawrence and Dorothy (Jackson) Beam. On July 3, 1985 he married the love of his life: Cathie Paire.

He worked for many years in the Monadnock Region as a Mason tender, for both Brickstone and Richard Bergeron in his later years. He had a strong work ethic and enjoyed working with all types of stone, rock and brick. He was very creative using these raw materials to make walls and structures.

He was a devoted husband and father, and enjoyed spending time with his family. He especially enjoyed spending time with his nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews, watching them grow-up. He had a wonderful sense of humor and enjoyed making others smile. Storytelling and telling jokes brought him great joy as well. He enjoyed doing various projects around his home: working in the garden, building something or being the handy-man that he was. He was also an excellent cook who enjoyed Bar-B-Qing and was well known for his meat carving skills, learned from his Father in law Len Paire.

He is survived by his wife: Cathie Beam of Keene, his son: Jason Blad of Anderson, SC., his father: Larry Beam of Keene, two sisters; Terry Duval of Westminster, VT and Margie Doody and her husband Don of Keene, three sisters-in-law: Linda Tolman and her husband Seth of Keene and Jenifer Rudgers and her husband Bryan of N. Swanzey, Shirley Paire of Keene, brother-in-law: Steven Pair of Keene, and several nieces, nephews and extended family members. He is predeceased by his mother Dot and both sets of grandparents.

Family and friends are invited to call on the family, at his memorial, held Friday July 7th 2017 between 11am and 1pm at Foley Funeral home, 49 Court Street, Keene, NH. Graveside services and interment will be held immediately following the memorial at the Monadnock View Cemetery on Park Ave, Keene, at 1:30pm

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Monadnock Humane Society, 101 West Swanzey Rd, West Swanzey, NH. 03446, in memory Ron Beam.