June Beattie

WESTFIELD – On April 7th, 2024, June Beattie (1940-2024) passed away in her home, surrounded by her husband, children, their spouses, and her grandchildren. June was born on June 6th, 1940, in Belfast, Northern Ireland to Mary and Samuel Gibson. She married William M. Beattie on May 31st, 1958, in Oxford, England. June immigrated to Westfield in 1973 with her husband and three daughters.

June is survived by her husband William and three daughters, Louise Saloio (and husband John) of Chester, June Tanski (and husband John) of Westfield, and Michele Mayhew (and husband John) of Westfield. June had fourteen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.

June was admired for her strength, determination and her strong faith. Just a few years after she arrived in the US, she and her husband bought their first home and then went on to buy five more over the course of her life. She and her husband were a great team and shared the same ambitions. June was a crossing guard for the City of Westfield for 25 years. When she retired, she and her husband enjoyed traveling, spending time in Ireland and with her family. She was a devout Christian and a member of the Bethany Assembly of God church in Agawam, Mass. She was loved and admired by her family and will be dearly missed.

A celebration of life ceremony will be a private gathering with family.

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