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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Brenton Ralph Beebe on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 in his 99th year. Born on July 28th, 1925 in Wentworth, NS to the late Merton and Ethel (Ralph) Beebe. Brenton served as a private in the Canadian military and trained in Aldershot, NS for World War 2. While working as an Acadian bus driver in Truro, he was awarded "Safest Driver". Brenton later moved his family to Cobourg, Ontario where he owned and operated Beebe Boot Shop for 25 years. In his retirement, he returned to Nova Scotia, where he spent many happy days, including those spent in the maple sugar bush. Brenton will be remembered for his humility, kindness and generosity towards others. Brenton was predeceased by his beloved wife, Bernice Carruthers (passed in 1979) and his second beloved wife, Hazel Carruthers (passed in 2016); his brother, Don; sister Joyce (Laurie); and many brothers and sisters-in-law. Brenton is survived by his children, Joy Millson (Ross); Roger (Deb); and Ward (Penny); grandchildren, Chris Millson; Stephanie Gasko (Paul); Lisa Cardwell (Rob); Tasha Boden (Derek); Kyle Beebe (Sydney); Brittany Beebe (Andrew); Jessica Davis (Nathan); Chad Beebe (Mikaela); his great-grandchildren, Rhys, Maeve and Nola Gasko; Mitchell, Tyson and Eve Cardwell; Carter and Alexis Boden; Henry Davis and Blake Beebe-Fowlis; sisters-in- law, Dorothy Beebe and Phyllis Carruthers; many nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements are in the care of Coulter's Funeral Home, Tatamagouche. A funeral service and interment will take place in the spring of 2024. In lieu of floral tributes, donations may be made to the Bell Gift Cemetery or the Central New Annan Community Association. www.mmcfunerals.com
A wonderful joyful man in his shoe store, his trust in people to allow someone to take shoes home for a friend or family member who had difficulty getting out, knowing they would return to settle accounts. I remember witnessing that while waiting to be served. So many cherished thoughts, he was an asset to the community Nancy and Don
Joy, Ross, Ward, Penny and families. We are so sorry for your loss but celebrate the wonderful full life your father had. Going to your father's store brings back so many memories of going shopping with my mother for shoes. Mr. Beebe was a kind man and my sister and I would always leave with a smile on our face and new shoes for school or a special event. He has a wonderful legacy and will always be fondly remembered as part of my childhood.
To the Bebee family. So sorry for your loss. Kim and Reg
Our sincere condolences to all the family. What a tremendous legacy he has left for all of you and the communities where he lived.
Mr Beebe and his shoe store were a fixture in the community of Cobourg growing up. Wow. He had a great run. Thanks for everything Mr. Beebe.
Ward&Penny Sorry to hear about your Dad passing away. Keep your memories close to you.I remember your Dad when I got my shoes from him. Our deepest sympathy. Stan & Joan Kirkpatrick
My condolences to Joy and Ross and family.
Ward, Penny and the entire Beebe family. So sorry to hear of your loss. Your family name is well respected in downtown Cobourg. Take comfort in that and may Brenton rest in peace.
Beebe Family: Sorry to hear of your loss, Brenton was a great person to deal with in regards to shoes, also perhaps an uncle who owned the shop before him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Very sorry for your loss, praying for peace & comfort during this time.
Ward, Penny, and all the Beebe family. Sincere condolences to you all , as you share wonderful memories of all those years. He was a great man and friend to so many in our town!
Sending deepest condolences to all of the family. Mr Beebe was a very kind man to all he met. May your cherished memories give you comfort at this difficult time.
Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your Dad. He was a very well respected business man. It was a tradition in our family that my Dad always bought the first pair of walking boots for my children always at Beebe's. Sincerely Linda Sedgwick
So sorry to hear of Mr Beebe’s passing. As a Nova Scotian myself I always enjoyed my visits to Beebe’s. Bought many shoes there and they donated my sons 1st walking shoes when he was the New Years Baby in 1989. I later went on to work with Roger, Ward and Penny at CT, and now an even further generation we have a great connection through our kids with Kyle and Syd and new baby. A wonderful family all around, so sorry for your loss
We are sending our love and prayers to your family at this difficult time. Cherish all the good memories and hold them close to your hearts. Wendy and Rick
Our sincere condolences to the Beebee family in the passing of a wonderful father and grandfather. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
My accept my sincerest condolences Ward, Penny, Roger, Deb and the whole Beebe family. Prayers and thoughts during this time.
Our sincere sympathy for your loss
Our thoughts and prayers are with all the Beebe families on the death of dad. He was in business when. Bob ran Primeau Men’s and Boy’s Wear in downtown Cobourg . Bob and Susan Clement
Ward & Penny & extended family, we are very sorry for your loss. We never knew your Dad well, Ward, but always enjoyed being in his presence when in his store & hearing your stories about him. He was a fine person. May he rest in peace. Sincerely, Pat & Carol
Penny and Ward and family ,sorry to hear of your father's passing our prays and thoughts are with you Teresa and Family
Sending our deepest thoughts and prayers 🙏to the family .... Judy and Willie ❤
Sending our deepest thoughts and prayers 🙏to the family .... Judy and Willie ❤
I remember your father with deep fondness , always a gentleman who acually cared about your foot ware. he helped me with my first borns walking shoes , my deepest sympathies to the family !
Joy, Roger,Ward and family's our condolences on the passing of your father. A life well lived.
Deepest condolences to the Beebe family.
So sorry to hear of Brenton's passing. So many wonderful memories of your family. My first introduction to Fellowship Baptist Church,Cobourg, where I met my Lord Jesus and my husband Bev of 50 years. Forever gratefull to the Beebee family. Love you all. Praying for the family for comfort and strength. Philipians 1:6
My sincere condolences to Joy, Roger Ward and families. Your Dad was a caring, sincere and honest gentleman. As a teenager I was lucky to have worked for him as he led by example, a wonderful boss.
To Joy,Roger, Ward, and your families, I have the fondest of memories of times spent among you all as we grew,most especially your parents. The door was always open, even if just to let me warm up a bit before we headed up the street to school. Joy, I cherish the last visit at the farm house that you arranged when your Dad wintered in Ontario. What a wonderful man...so kind to fit shoes for my sisters and I when Mom had struggles to outfit five girls on her own...he saw a way to help ease her road forward and quietly stepped up...something l didn't know until later in life. He will remain in my heart, as you all do as you navigate through this loss love Deb
Dear Beebe family, sending our sincere condolences to you all on the loss of your dear father and grandfather. " What the heart once owned will never forgotten."
Back in 1962 I boarded with Brenton and Bernice for several months before I married Ron Linton. I remember Breton polishing my shoes every morning before I left for the school where I was teaching. I remember them both with great fondness. I am sorry for the loss of your father but am happy that he lived such a long life. My deepest condolences. Maureen
My sincere condolences to all the Beebe family on the passing of Brenton. The world has lost a truly compassionate and caring man. May he Rest in Peace.
My sincere condolences to all the Beebe family.
It's with sincere condolence we wish To extend to Joy..Roger..and Ward and Families on the passing of your Father. Prayers and Love Deborah (Wass) & Allan Elder xx