Peter J. Beley Jr.

June 21, 1936June 29, 2018

Peter J Beley Jr. 82, of East Hartford, CT past away Friday, June 29, 2018. He was the beloved son of Edna Hayes. He was predeceased by his wife Nancy R. Beley, brother, James L. Beley and grandson, Alex Maldonado. He leaves behind four children, Stephen P. Beley, Debra M. Mitchell and her husband Darrell, Brian J. Beley and his wife Jane and Laurie J. Beley and her fiancée Angel Quintana. Peter leaves three grandchildren behind, Joshua F. Quintana, Amber E. Quintana and Lea R. Anderson. He also leaves behind his cousin, Cay Adams who is like a sister to him and his best friend, Toto.

Peter graduated from East Hartford High School in 1955. He is a veteran of the United States Marine Corp. He served most of his tour in Japan as a Sgt. He returned to CT and immediately started working for Pratt and Whitney for the next 40 years.

Peter was active in the Peter J. Monaco Detachment Marine Corp League and the East Hartford French Club. He was previously active and helped build the East Hartford Moose Club. He served as pasted Governor and Fellowship Region. Peter had a way of speaking his mind and was “Black Balled” from moving forward within.

Besides sending time with his grandchildren, Peter was enjoyed baseball, GO SOXS, basketball, UCONN!! UCONN!!, and yard work. Peter was very proud of the time he spent coaching basketball and little league to his son and grandchildren.

Once a Marine, ALWAYS a Marine…...Semper Fi!

A graveside service with Military Honors will be held Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 1:30PM at St. Mary Cemetery, 930 Burnside Ave., East Hartford. The Newkirk and Whitney Funeral Home was entrusted.


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Darrell Mitchell

July 13, 2018

The short time I spent with Peter was always great. I felt honored to be a part of his life. I shared the joy he had for all of his memories as a Marine, Father, Grandfather, as well as an employee at Pratt. He treated me with respect. But, never had no problem speaking his mind or asking a few questions. I will truly miss him. God Speed. Semper Fi

P Adams

July 2, 2018

To Steven,debbie,laurie,and Brian,amber,josh,Toto, l am sorry for loss of your Dad.. Your dad was a true Marine, he very proud to be a Marine, l can always find your Dad in parking alot he had marine sticker on his car. .l always say oh that my cuz. He will greatly missed. My prayer to your family at this difficult time. I am sorry l won't able make it.

Melodie Wilson

July 2, 2018

We first met Pete at the Patriotic Commission meetings and then we caught up with him at Burger King where he and my dad in a group of others used to eat breakfast every day on Silver Lane. He has always been a character and I enjoyed talking with him at Burger King and at our commission meetings. He will be missed.

John Gillis

July 1, 2018

I remember meeting your Dad, My Dad and their friend Mr Ed James at the Pub to have a few beers for happy hour. They were at their best at in their reserved spot in front of the taps.