John Jacob Beechert
(1879-1968)
Lillian C. Matz
(1881-)
Thomas Joseph Cody
(1870-1906)
Mary Fallon
(Abt 1871-1930)
Arthur Leroy Beechert Sr.
(1902-1988)
Mary Josephine "Mae" Cody
(1902-1968)
John Jacob "Jack" Beechert
(1934-2016)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Virginia J. Rocco

2. Irene Bouchard

John Jacob "Jack" Beechert 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 30 Oct 1934, , Queens, NY 2 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Virginia J. Rocco in 1961 1
  • Marriage (2): Irene Bouchard in 2002 1
  • Died: 25 Mar 2016, Vero Beach, Indian River, FL, USA at age 81 3 6
  • Buried: Calverton: Calverton National Cemetery, Suffolk, NY, USA 6

   FamilySearch ID: LF2L-GBN.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1940 in Queens, Queens, NY. 2 The 1940 census recorded Arthur Beechert, 37, born in Pennsylvania, living with wife Mary, 37, born in Massachusetts; and their children born in New York: Arthur L., 14; Mary Joyce, 11; and John Jacob, 5. In 1935 they were living in Boonton, New Jersey.

2. Census in 1940 in Queens, Queens, NY. 2 The 1940 census recorded Arthur Beechert, 37, born in Pennsylvania, living with wife Mary, 37, born in Massachusetts; and their children born in New York: Arthur L., 14; Mary Joyce, 11; and John Jacob, 5. In 1935 they were living in Boonton, New Jersey.

3. Census in 1950 in Queens, Queens, NY. 7 The 1950 census recorded at 95-26 105th Street in an upper unit: Arthur Beechert, bartender in tavern, 47, living with wife Mary, 47; Mary Jane, office secretary in jewelry factory, 21; John J., 15; and Daniel T., 6. Arthur was born in Pennsylvania, his wife in Massachusetts and the children in New York.

4. Residence: 85-20 253rd St., Bellerose, NY on 10 Aug 2005 in Bellerose, Nassau, NY, USA. 8

5. Obituary: Vero Beach Press Journal: John Jacob Beechert, age 81, of Vero Beach, FL, passed away on March 25, 2016, Strunk Funeral Home. On 29 Mar 2016 in Vero Beach, Indian River, FL, USA. 3

6. Obituary: Southampton Press: obituary of John Beechert on 27 May 2016 in Southampton, Suffolk, NY, USA. 1 John Beechert, Formerly Of Hampton Bays, Dies March 25

John Beechert, formerly of Hampton Bays, died March 25 in Vero Beach, Florida. He was 81.

Known to all as Jack, he was born to Mary and Arthur in Queens. As a young man, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and his lifelong pride in the Marine Corps was evident to all. He later served 26 years as a New York City firefighter, and was awarded multiple commendations.

In 1961 he married Virginia Rocco and they had two sons, Jeffrey and Scott.

In 2002 he married Irene Bouchard. With Irene, he fulfilled his lifelong dream of moving to Florida, settling in Vero Beach.

Mr. Beechert is survived by his wife, Irene; sons, Jeffrey and wife Janet, and Scott and wife Regina; grandchildren, Michael, Christina, Jacqueline, Kaitlin, Gabrielle and Christopher; a brother, Daniel and wife Dian; and many nieces and nephews.

His ashes will be interred at Calverton National Cemetery on June 3.

Memorial donations may be made to the New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation, nyffburncenter.com.


John married Virginia J. Rocco in 1961.1 (Virginia J. Rocco was born on 15 Feb 1939 9.)


John next married Irene Bouchard in 2002.1


Sources


1 Southampton Press (Southampton, NY), http://www.27east.com/news/article.cfm/Hampton-Bays/481527/John-Beechert-Formerly-Of-Hampton-Bays-Dies-March-25 on 27 Mar 2016, obituary of John Beechert.

2 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K79D-5PY Arthur Beechert, 1940.

3 Vero Beach Press Journal (Vero Beach, FL), 29 Mar 2016, obituary of John Jacob Beechert.

4 Daily Hampshire Gazette (Northampton, MA), 14 Feb 2015, obituary of Arthur L. "Beech" Beechert Jr.

5 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol. 2, John J. Beechert, Bellerose, NY.

6 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/191477807.

7 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6XYQ-ZNVD Arthur Beechert Queens NY.

8 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol. 2, John J. Beechert and Virginia Beechert, Bellerose, NY.

9 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol. 2, Virginia Beechert, Bellerose, NY.



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