Sam ‘Sammy’ Beaumont

Sam "Sammy" Beaumont died peacefully at home surrounded by the love of his family Thursday, July 9, 2009, at age 85.

He was the beloved husband and best friend of Joan "Joni" (nee Darrow); cherished father of Michael (Sandi) Beaumont, Sandra (Elbert) Bays, Mary Pietrowiak and Monica (Steve) Schoen; treasured papa "Poppy" of Michael Beaumont II, Stephanie Bays, Will Trotter, Ryan, Kyle and Kaylin Schoen; proud great-grandpa of Ana Lisa, Michael III, Serena, Alex and Anthony; dear brother of Concetta "Connie" DeGuiseppi, Joe (Marge) Beaumont, Josie (Norbert) Totsky and Russ (Carol) Beaumont; and fond brother-in-law of Pat Beaumont and Russ (Susie) Darrow Jr. He is also lovingly survived by David Pietrowiak, nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

He was preceded to heaven by his parents, Harry and Josephine Beaumont; sister, Mary (Paul) Spychalla; brother, Nick Beaumont; and brother-in-law, Guido DeGuiseppi. Sammy retired after 39 years from GE Healthcare and was a 60-year member of the American Legion. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and received a Purple Heart after service on the USS Liscome Bay.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7:30 p.m. funeral service Tuesday, July 14, at Becker Ritter Funeral Home, 14075 W. North Ave., Brookfield. Visitation continues from 9:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian burial Wednesday, July 15, at St. William Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, followed by graveside services at Wisconsin Memorial Park.

If desired, memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Becker Ritter Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 782-5330 or visit online at www.BeckerRitter.com

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