ARIZONA – Robert W. Beatrice, 78, of Arizona passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence.
Born in Wakefield, RI on August 30, 1938, the son of the late Anthony and Muriel (Wright) Beatrice.
He attended a local high school in Florida.
Mr. Beatrice was a lifelong resident of Narragansett and Peace Dale, R.I. and was an Air Force veteran.
Robert worked at the WJAR-TV station in Providence for many years.
Some of Robert’s hobbies included working as a Ham Radio Operator and he was also a licensed private pilot.
Robert is survived by his brother Lee Beatrice of Arizona and his niece Cheryl Dowd of North Attleboro.
Visiting hours are respectfully omitted. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 10am in the St. Mary’s Church 14 Park St., North Attleboro, immediately followed by a burial at the St. Mary’s Cemetery, Towne St., Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro.