Robert A. Beauregard
December 27, 1926 – June 8, 2011
Robert A. Beauregard, 84, of Greenwood Avenue, Swanzey, NH died at The Keene Center Genesis, Keene, NH, Wednesday evening, June 8, 2011 after a period of failing health.
He was born in Marlborough, NH on December 27, 1926, the son of Alden J. and Nora (Hobert) Beauregard.
Mr. Beauregard was a resident of Marlborough and Keene before moving to Swanzey in 1976. He was a graduate of Marlborough High School and entered the University of New Hampshire. Prior to graduating and during World War II, he entered the United States Army Air Force and served in Japan until 1946. Upon his discharge, he returned to the University where he obtained a degree in business administration. He served during those years in the Air Force ROTC, attaining the rank of Second Lieutenant.
After graduating from the University of New Hampshire, Mr. Beauregard worked for the National Grange Mutual Insurance Company and Peerless Insurance Company, retiring in 1977 as the Vice President of Administration. While working at Peerless, he attained the Certified Property and Casualty (CPCU) designation in insurance.
Upon retirement, Mr. Beauregard started a number of businesses including Edgewood Real Estate Agency and Property Management Company and Marlborough and Troy Self Storage Companies which he owned and operated until his death. For over 14 years, Mr. Beauregard’s Real Estate Agency managed the Hillcrest Resort in Ogunquit, Maine with his daughter, Julie Twombly. He was a member of the Monadnock Region Board of REALTORS and was President of the Board and the Board’s REALTOR of the year in 1985.
Mr. Beauregard served the Town of Swanzey as a Selectman from 1997-2006, Trustee of Trust Funds as well as serving on many other volunteer boards and commissions. He served as a Cheshire County Commissioner in the early-mid 1990’s.
Mr. Beauregard also served on the New Hampshire Municipal Association Liability Board from 2000-2004 at which point this board merged with other NHMA boards and became the Local Government Center Board on which Mr. Beauregard served from 2004-2010.
He also served on numerous community and charitable organizations as well as his government service.
Mr. Beauregard had many recreation interests. He enjoyed flying his airplane and was a licensed pilot. He enjoyed fishing and boating and had a boat on Lake Winnipesaukee for many years. He later moved his boat to Perkins Cove in Ogunquit, Maine.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law Julie A. and Steven Twombly of York, Maine; four sons and daughters-in-law, Robert E. and Cynthia Beauregard: William A. and Susan Beauregard; James D. and Barbara Beauregard all of Keene, NH and John P. and Anne Beauregard of Spring, Texas, seven grandchildren; Nathan R. Beauregard, Rhiannon C. Beauregard, Elizabeth J. Beauregard, Caitlin J. Beauregard, Matthew J. Beauregard, Jack H. Beauregard, Megan E. Beauregard and two great- grandchildren; Xavier R. Beauregard and Zoe K. Beauregard. He is also survived by two brothers; Roderick E. Beauregard and his wife, Judy, of Fitzwilliam, NH and Charles Ronald Beauregard and his wife, Rita, of Swanzey, NH. His wife of 56 years, Charlotte (Chapman) Beauregard, died May 31 2006.
A funeral service will be held at the Monadnock Covenant Church (corner of Base Hill Road and Route 9) in Keene, NH on Monday morning, June 13, 2011 at 11:30AM. Burial with military honors will follow in the Woodland Cemetery, Beaver Street, Keene, NH. Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday, June 12, 2011 from 2:00 to 5:00PM at the Foley Funeral Home, 49 Court Street, Keene.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial contributions be made to the Carpenter Home, an assisted living facility in Swanzey, NH which Mr. Beauregard cared deeply about, in care of the Town of Swanzey, P.O. Box 10009, Swanzey, NH, 03446.
- Visitation Sunday, June 12, 2011
- Funeral Service Monday, June 13, 2011
Robert A. Beauregard
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June 17, 2011
Bob was such a friendly neighbor. He was blessed with a long marriage and beautiful children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He knew he was a lucky man. I am so very sorry for your loss.
June 15, 2011
To John, Anne and the entire family - you are in our prayers that the Lord will grant the comfort and strength needed in the days ahead. Your family at AmTTech.
Mike and Micky Beauregard
June 13, 2011
We are sending our love to you all. We remember Uncle Bob fondly and will hold on to those memories just a little tighter now.
June 12, 2011
I had the pleasure of working with Bob on many NHMA-LGC committees over the years. He was a fine gentleman and a friend to all who knew him. Your entire family must have wonderful memories. My condolences to the family.
June 12, 2011
Julie, Steve and Family: Sorry to hear about your loss; thinking of you...Bill and Bill
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