OBITUARY

Dr. Christopher James Beatty

May 1, 1941December 19, 2015

Dr. Christopher James Beatty, of Port Jefferson, NY passed away on December 19, 2015 after a long battle with cancer. Beloved husband to Lindsay, father to Shannon, Allison, and Devon, and grandfather to Noah and Dylan, he was born in New York City on May 1, 1941. Dr. Beatty was raised in Shoreham, NY and went on to graduate Cum Laude from Georgetown University Medical School in 1967. He served as a Major in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, stationed in Stuttgart, Germany for two years. Dr. Beatty worked at St. Charles Hospital and John T. Mather Memorial Hospital, where he was Chief of General Surgery for several years. In 1998, Dr. Beatty was awarded the Theodore Roosevelt Award for volunteer service to Mather Hospital and the community it serves. After retiring from medical practice, he taught part-time at Stony Brook University. He was an avid baseball fan and Harley-Davidson enthusiast.

Arrangements are being handled by the O.B. Davis Funeral Homes, 4839 Nesconset Hwy (Rt. 347), Port Jefferson Station, N.Y. 11776. The Memorial visitation will be on Monday, December 28 from 2-4PM and 6-8 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 29, at 10am at St. Charles Chapel, Port Jefferson, NY. Interment of cremains will follow at Wading River Cemetery, Wading River, NY. In lieu of flowers donations would be appreciated to any of these four organizations: Hope House http://hhm.org/contact.html John T. Mather Memorial Hospital http://www.matherhospital.org/ways-to-give.php St. Charles Hospital http://stcharleshospital.chsli.org/st-charles-hospital-foundation

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Services

  • Visitation Monday, December 28, 2015
  • Visitation Monday, December 28, 2015
  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, December 29, 2015
  • Committal Service Tuesday, December 29, 2015
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Dr. Christopher James Beatty

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Robert & Marion Baimer

February 11, 2016

Our heart felt condolences to Dr. Beatty's family. We have been both patient and friend of Dr. Chris Beatty since 1980. He was both a exceptionally skilled surgeon and compassionate Doctor. Chris and his family will always be in our thoughts and prayers.

Diane Corcoran

January 4, 2016

My sincere condolences and prayers to Chris' family.

January 2, 2016

Dear Lindsay and family,
Just read about your loss. Our heartfelt thoughts go out to you and your family. .
Mady and Harvey Kolker

Edward Brickley

December 30, 2015

Chris was on the floor at Mather the morning my father unexpectedly passed away. We were not there. Chris did what he could to save him. That evening Chris came to our home to explain what had happened and to comfort us. It's an act of kindness we never forget.
I always felt that I was bragging when I would tell anyone that Chis was my friend. Many of us will miss him.

Joyce Raimo

December 29, 2015

Dear Lindsay and family,
my sincere condolences on the loss of a wonderful, kind and loving person. He will be missed deeply by many people. I will miss him.

Raymond Foster

December 27, 2015

Chris was a good friend. We played golf and he trusted my guidance on new equipment and then he bested me regularly...oh,well. We went to lunch often and laughed together and talked about family and friends and sports - he was really happy about Steven Matz progressing to the Mets. Email from CJB was always funny and frolicsome.... Chris was my friend. Lindsay and his family will grieve him...I will miss him, too. God bless. Ray Foster

Gloria Musto

December 27, 2015

My deepest sympathies and prayers.
Gloria Musto

Bob and Cathy Winding

December 26, 2015

Lindsay--Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of such a fine man. He was a good friend and a great surgeon. Many years ago he helped my daughter avoid surgery by stepping in and solving a problem she had. He will be sorely missed.

Barbara Beatty-Spenningsby

December 26, 2015

Dear Lindsay, Shannon, Allison, and Devon,
David called to tell us about Chris. I'm so sorry for your loss. What a great guy. A Beatty in every way!

Sending prayers and love to you all at this sad time.

Wesam Hassanin

December 23, 2015

I am so sorry for your loss. Dr. Beatty was such a warm and bubbly part of my day and I will miss him dearly. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless you all.