Leslie H. Beatman, 86, of West Hartford died January 10, 2013. Born in Hartford, he was the son of the late Joseph and Caroline (Krauss) Beatman. He was a World War II veteran. He graduated from Weaver High School and UCONN with a BA in accounting. He was quick-witted, hardworking and generous to friends and family. He and his wife were partners in their lives and in several successful businesses. He leaves his wife of over 60 years, Lillian (Pisetsky); his children, Joelle Newton of West Hartford, Matthew Beatman and his wife Debra of Kensington, Anthony Beatman of Kensington, Bobbitt Walker and her husband Britt of Clifton, VA; and his sister, Marilyne S. Beatman of West Hartford; and his grandchildren, Calli, Jared, Saige, Spencer, Nate, Ben, Carrie and Samantha.
Burial will be private. A memorial period will be observed at the home of his son, Matthew, 12 Haman Court, Kensington at 7 p.m. on Sunday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Congregation Beth Israel or Emanuel Synagogue of West Hartford.
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