Wayne Francis Bean (Beane) of Lee, N.H., husband of Brenda Shepard Beane, passed away peacefully on September 5, 2016, at Exeter Hospital surrounded by his family and close friends. Wayne was born to parents, Carl Clifford Bean and Christine Margaret Babine Bean, on March 24, 1961, in Peterborough, N.H. He was raised in Amesbury, Mass., where he attended Amesbury High School and was the ninth of 10 children. He was a proud veteran and active duty member of the US Army 101st Airborne Division between the years 1961 to 1964. Upon leaving the Army, Wayne settled in East Kingston, N.H., with his former wife, Betty Ann Beane (currently of Exeter, N.H.), where they began their plumbing business, Beane Mechanical Contractors. Later in life, Wayne made his home in Lee, N.H., with his current wife and family.
Besides his wife, Brenda, Wayne is survived by his four children, Jeffrey W. Beane and wife, Colleen Beane of Exeter, N.H., Scott R. Beane and husband, Douglas Schaejbe of Lynn, Mass., Eric P. Beane and wife, Stephanie Beane of Kensington, N.H., and Shelby Shepard Beane of Lee, N.H.; his cherished grandchildren, Samantha, Danielle, Dylan, Cierra, Skylar, Cody, Nicholas and Alicia; his sister, Mrs. Nancy Arsenault and husband, James of Amesbury, Mass.; two sisters-in-law, Pauline Beane and May Beane; along with many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and lifelong friends.
He was predeceased by eight siblings, Eleanor Beane Russell, Junior Clifford Beane, Lorraine Beane LePage, Marie Beane Ouelette, Edgar Beane, Donald Beane, Muriel Beane Cyniewski, and Jeannette Beane Edwards.
Calling hours will be on September 15, 2016, from 6 to 8 p.m., with a celebration of life service at 8 p.m. at Stockbridge Funeral Home, 141 Epping Road, Exeter, NH. We hope all family, friends and anyone Wayne touched during his lifetime will come celebrate his life with us. Donations can be made to the Dementia Society of America at www.dementiasociety.org or at P.O. Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901.
Published on  September 9, 2016