With celebration of a life well lived, we the family announce the passing of Donald Beaton, 72 of Bathurst, which occurred after a lengthy illness on Monday, September 2, 2019.
Born in Norris Arm North, Newfoundland, he was the son of the late Harry and Gladys (Harris) Beaton.
Don worked as a miner all his life, his work brought him to many places, such as Greenland, Yukon, England, United States and many parts of Canada. After many years of working throughout the world, his career brought him to Bathurst, where he retired from Brunswick Mines.
Don will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 52 years, Adeline (Dean). Two daughters: Darlene Ireland (Bob) of Hamilton, ON and Tammy Best (Daniel) of Edmonton, AB. One granddaughter: Samantha Lyons (Nick), two grandsons: Damion Beaton (Kendra) and Brandon Ireland (Amber). Seven great-grandchildren: Ryder, Barron, Hunter, Malcolm, Maddox, Charlie and Oliver. Four sisters: Stella Corbin, Verna Hayter, Linda Prittchet (Sterling) and Beverley MacLean (Alex) and one brother: Terry Beaton (Judy).
He was predeceased by a greatgrandchild Hayden Lyons, sisters, Lillian Chapman, Pat Beaton, Hazel Greening, Doris Lee and a brother Hayward.
There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Funeral service will be held on Monday, September 9, 2019 at 2 pm from Evangel Pentecostal Church, Basin Road, Bathurst. Arrangements are in the care of Elhatton Funeral Home (www.elhatton.com), Bathurst.