YOUNGSTOWN A funeral service to celebrate the life of Jack G. Beake, 69, will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at the Fox Funeral Home, officiated by Pastor Russ Adams. Jack died unexpectedly Thursday morning at ValleyCare Northside Medical Center, surrounded by his friends and family.
Jack was born on Oct. 22, 1943, in Youngstown, a son of the late Thomas and Ruth McGaughey Beake and was a life-long area resident.
He graduated from South High School with the Class of 1962. He was a veteran in the U.S. Army. He was police officer who worked for Mahoning County Sheriffs Department, Mill Creek Park, Canfield Fair Grounds and Youngstown Developmental Center, until retiring on Oct. 31, 2003. Currently, he had been working as a Youngstown State University Police Officer. He belonged to the Eagles Club, a member the F.O.P. and was on the South High School Class Reunion Committee.
He will be greatly missed by his sister, Margaret Arnaut, with whom he made his home and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Jack was preceded in death by his brother, Thomas (Edith) Beake; his sister, Ruth Sauceman; and his brother-in-law, Leo Arnaut.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday at the Fox Funeral Home, 4700 Market St., Boardman, OH 44512.
Family and friends may visit www.foxfuneralhome.org to view this obituary and to send condolences.