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In Loving Memory of

Doug Beaton

1953 - 2022

Obituary of Doug Beaton

November 9, 1953 - May 6, 2022

Doug died peacefully at home from complications of Alzheimers. He was the loving husband to Laurie Jayne (nee Ballan), with whom he would have celebrated 46 years of marriage on May 8. Loving father to Ryan, Kerry and Christopher. Loving Grampa to Abigail, Liam, Ysabelle, Nikko, Georgia and Maya. Wonderful brother-in-law to Dora (Ballan) and Jim Ryan, Peggy (Ballan) and Paul Zammit. Wonderful uncle to Christine Ryan, John Whitehead, Carol Reid, Rosa, Sondra and Deona Zammit. Son of the late John & Mildred Beaton. Brother to the late Debbie, the late Darlene, and Donna. Loving nephew to Kay Grech and Norma McDonald.

Doug retired at the age of 48 after 30 years of dedicated service to General Motors of Oshawa (Truck Plant). Doug enjoyed living for 10 years on East Lake, then spent the remainder of his time in the Niagara Region. Doug always loved his cars and truck, especially his 1979 Chevy truck that sits in the driveway.

In keeping with Doug's wishes, cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 28 at 11 Partition Street, Queenston (Family residence), at 2 p.m. Arrangements are entrusted to Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133).

Service Information

A Celebration of Life

Date: May 28, 2022
Start Time: 2:00 pm
End Time: 3:00 pm
Venue: 11 Partition Street, Queenston

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Robert and Ken Kellar
1 year ago

So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family.

Lisa Horne (nee Whitmee)
1 year ago

Laurie, my dear old friend, I was shocked today to learn of Doug’s passing. My deepest sympathies to you and the boys at this time. I know time has passed since we’ve seen eachother, but I know the kind of love you two shared. Babysitting the boys allowed me to get to know both of you, and I have never forgotten. I will remember Doug for many things, but especially his great sense of humor. I remember his phrase “spinning me out” with a smile. My mom passed away from altzheimers as well…..the cruelest of diseases, so I know some of what you must have went through. Gone far too soon. Rest in Peace Doug,

Steve & Terry Morelli
1 year ago

Laurie, It has been a very long time, but we still remember all the fun and trouble our boys got in together. We had some fun times. You were great neighbours. We send all our prayers and love to you all.

John and Theresa Crumb
1 year ago

So sorry to hear of the passing of Doug. He was a great guy. We remember him fondly in his younger days. Our deeps sympathy to you and your family.

Christine Ryan
1 year ago

Doug, you and Laur have always been such a big part of my life. My aunt and uncle more importantly I consider you my best friends. Mine and Carols childhood would not have been the same had we not had spent summers with you at the cottage. I am so grateful for the memories. You were so completely devoted to Laur, she truly was the love of your life. Everytime you left and kissed Laur on the lips then forehead I’d think I hope I find someone to love me like that. You worked so hard to provide for your family. Retiring young gave you some years to enjoy life, you deserved so much more time. Alzheimers started to take you from us years ago. You didn’t lose that sense of humor. I will always clearly hear ” How the hell are ya ?” In my head. I have to say Doug life won’t be the same with you not here. Bren has lost his best bud, the one person never nervous to sit beside him and share a snuggle. You will be in our thoughts always. We love you ❤️

Chris and Bren xo

1 year ago

I love you brother in law of mine. Rest In Peace.


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