Richard Beale returned to his loving wife Hannah in the early morning hours of Tuesday January 24th after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.
He proudly served in the Army Air Corp during World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife Hannah, son Richard and daughter Ellen. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his brother Bill, his daughter Martha and her husband, three grandsons Michael, Alexander and Jeremiah and their wives and six great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews and caring friends.
A Mass of Christian burial will be offered 12:00noon Thursday, January 26, 2012 from St. Matthew Catholic Church, 1001 Mason Road Durham, NC 27712 with Fr. Thanh N. Nguyen, presiding. A Rite of Christian Burial will be held at All Saints Cemetery in Wilmington, DE on Saturday, January 28, 2012.
Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions in Richard’s name may be made to A Helping Hand 1502 W. NC Hwy 54, Suite 405, Durham, NC 27707 or online at http://ahelpinghandnc.org.
The Beale family is under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Durham. Online memorials: www.hallwynne.com Select obituaries.