Dr. Geoffrey Philip Edwin Beaney
It is with great sadness that the family of Dr. Geoffrey Beaney announce his passing at Shannex, Thomas Hall on October 6th, 2019. Born in London, England, on April 8, 1933, he was the husband of Elsie Patricia (Toyer) Beaney of Fredericton.
In addition to his wife, Patricia, Geoffrey leaves behind his children, Susan Beaney (Tony D’Angelo) of Tottenham, ON and Graham Beaney (Amelia) of Fredericton, NB; he is predeceased by his daughter Alison Clark (James) of London, England; in addition he leaves behind brother, John Beaney (Beryl) of Australia; grandchildren, Jessica and Sarah Beaney, Emma and Alexandra Clark, Kristopher, Jordan, and Andrew Maxwell, as well as his nieces and nephew Elizabeth and Alexandra and Philip; and several great grandchildren. Geoffrey was predeceased by his parents, Harry and Grace (Hurst) Beaney.
A native of London England, Geoffrey Beaney obtained his medical degree from London University in 1957. His residency training in Otolaryngology took place at the Charing Cross Hospital. Dr. Beaney was granted FRCS(Edin) in 1962 and FRCS (C) in 1969. Upon completion of his specialty training, Dr. Beaney served in the RAF (Squadron Leader) as a consultant Otolaryngologist. In 1968, he moved to Fredericton where he practiced in his specialty for the next 30 years. In 2003 he was named to the senior Emeritus staff of the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital. Dr. Beaney served as president of the Fredericton Medical Clinic from 1976 to 1978; president of the York-Sunbury -Queens Medical society; and president of the Fredericton Garrison Club from 2002-2003. In addition to the New Brunswick Medical Society, he was a member of the York- Sunbury-Queens medical society.
Geoffrey had a number of interests which include sailing, golfing and skiing and stamp collecting. He loved his time spent at Grand Lake with family and friends.
The family would like to send a heartfelt thank you to all the caring staff at Shannex; Thomas Hall. You have been like family over the last two years.
There will be no formal services. Geoffrey’s family will hold a Celebration of Life at a later date. For those who wish, donations in Geoffrey’s memory can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, the DECH Foundation or a charity of the donor’s choice.