Gregory Wayne Beachner Sr.  AKA Beach

Gregory Wayne Beachner Sr.  AKA Beach - Rush, NY - Rochester Cremation

Gregory Wayne Beachner Sr.  AKA Beach, 74, of Rochester, passed away on April 22nd   surrounded by his loving family.

Beach was born on August 25th to Carlton and Marion Beachner in Rochester. Beach loved his job as a shipping clerk for Weyerhaeuser. In 1981, he met Janice, and they wed in 1990, When he was not working, Gregory Sr. had a passion for Clowning around and Scrap booking for all. Lance Corporal Gregory Wayne Beachner Sr. was a decorated veteran who spent 5 years in active duty. Beach was a force of nature, determined to provide for his family and give them the life he felt they deserved. His family meant more to him than anything else in the world, something he often mentioned. He was unendingly proud of Shawn, Tanya, Chastity, Gregory Jr.  and always tried his best to support them. Anyone who knew Beach knew that he was the most loving father and husband a family could ask for.

Beach was predeceased by Carlton, Marion his Parents, and his brother Lynn. He is survived by Children: Shawn, Tanya, Chastity, Gregory Jr., Wife Janice. Grandchildren: Andrew, Alicja, Katya, and Sarah. His sister Cindy, husband Clinton, along with their children Austin and Ashleigh. As well as his cousins Deedee and Kenny. His Son In-Laws Andrew Socola Sr. and Steven Stockton. His brother from another Mother Gordy Roman and His forever BFF Stephanie Walters.

There will be a Memorial Service on May 8th, 2021 at 10am at Northridge Church, 2052 St Paul St, Rochester, NY 14621. Following will be a Celebration of Life at 1:30pm at the Rush Fire Department at 1971 Rush Mendon Rd, Rush, NY.

12 Condolences

  1. Paula Rice on April 30, 2021 at 3:40 pm

    Beach was a well loved coworker at Weyerhaeuser/IP
    with a great sense of humor, and real dedication to his job, his friends and family. He will be missed by all who knew him. Peace.
    Paula and Newt

  2. Steven on April 30, 2021 at 8:48 pm

    Beach was a man who could make anyone smile.. and this was his mission! There is not one person who has come in contact with Beach and has not smiled. His dedication to his family and friends is a true glimpse into his big heart. Beach made a lasting impression on all who came in contact with. Beach I love you good sir and as always it’s never good bye but until we meet again.

  3. Gordon Roman on May 1, 2021 at 12:33 pm

    MY BROTHER BEACH not only wear you my Brother you took me arm and shown me how to be s better person !!!! You were always there for me and iwas there for you no matter what. You would light up the room when you came into it . YOU have the biggest heart of all.. I’m going to miss our long talks but I’ll have all the memories of us making others smile and brighten there day. Till we meet again I’ll be watching out for your Family just like you were always here for me and my Family.
    LOVE YOU MY BROTHER BEACH

  4. Mary Pinsky on May 1, 2021 at 1:15 pm

    Loved Beach!! Always looked forward to seeing him at Britton Rd. He always made me laugh and smile. My thoughts and prayers go out to all who knew him, especially his family. He will certainly be missed .

  5. Pam on May 1, 2021 at 2:27 pm

    Beach was a loving, caring thoughtful person who always looked on the bright side and put everyone else ahead of himself. He could make everyone smile and was a true friend. Beach, you will be missed by all but never forgotten. Rest in Peace my friend.

  6. Patty Ceravolo on May 1, 2021 at 7:54 pm

    Beach was one of the first people to make me feel welcome when we worked together at Weyerhaeuser/IP. We were friends and co workers for 25+ years. Whether it was taking the kids sledding, or at a birthday party, or just running into each other at Wegmans, he always tried to make the kids laugh. I remember how much he enjoyed ” clowning”. I couldn’t even begin to count the laughs we had. My deepest condolences to his family. Rest in peace Beach. I miss you already, Patty C.

  7. Gary Avery on May 1, 2021 at 7:55 pm

    He was a good humored and friendly coworker who cared about people! My condolences to the family.

    • Marielle Hathaway on May 2, 2021 at 3:39 pm

      My deepest condolences to the entire Beachner/Sharkey family! I remember going to a cheerleading competition in Atlantic City when Chastity and I were about 12 years old. I was terrified getting on this massive stage and when I finally looked up at crowd I saw Beach in a clown costume with a huge banner. I will forever remember him this way. He was always so nice to all us girls. Sending you all love!

  8. Patty Crisman on May 1, 2021 at 8:40 pm

    Beach loved his 4 legged family. He belonged to the Genesee and Monroe cat fanciers clubs. He and Jan enjoy showing their household cat in the shows in Rochester New York. His humor and laugh will be missed. My condolences to his wife Jan and sister-in-law Ruth along with other family members.

  9. Karen norton on May 2, 2021 at 1:27 pm

    My sincere condolences to Beach’s family. I’ll always remember our camping days and chic and bisc in Atlanta,ny. We have lost so many dear friends from camping for 29 years plus. RiP my friend. Karen, your kindness and thoughtfulness will always be remembered

  10. Farrell Sprague on May 5, 2021 at 8:45 am

    My condolences to Beach’s family. I was one of the lucky folks who had the pleasure of working with Beach at Weyerhaeuser upon first moving to Rochester years back. No matter how chaotic it got, he always kept everything in perspective and was able to cool everyone’s jets. The first lesson he taught me was on day 1 of training. He pointed to a picture on his wall of downed power lines. He said, “don’t let this happen.” Of course, in the box biz, “lines are down” is the equivalent to hearing “The Stars and Stripes Forever” at a carnival. May he rest in peace.

  11. JOE CONIGLIO on May 7, 2021 at 7:36 am

    Thanks for the memories my friend and wish you god speed. JOE CONIGLIO

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