Doug Beaton
November 9, 1953 – May 6, 2022
Doug died peacefully at home from complications of Alzheimers. He was the loving husband to Laurie Jayne (nee Ballan), with whom he would have celebrated 46 years of marriage on May 8. Loving father to Ryan, Kerry and Christopher. Loving Grampa to Abigail, Liam, Ysabelle, Nikko, Georgia and Maya. Wonderful brother-in-law to Dora (Ballan) and Jim Ryan, Peggy (Ballan) and Paul Zammit. Wonderful uncle to Christine Ryan, John Whitehead, Carol Reid, Rosa, Sondra and Deona Zammit. Son of the late John & Mildred Beaton. Brother to the late Debbie, the late Darlene, and Donna. Loving nephew to Kay Grech and Norma McDonald. Doug retired at the age of 48 after 30 years of dedicated service to General Motors of Oshawa (Truck Plant). Doug enjoyed living for 10 years on East Lake, then spent the remainder of his time in the Niagara Region. Doug always loved his cars and truck, especially his 1979 Chevy truck that sits in the driveway. In keeping with Doug’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 28 at 11 Partition Street, Queenston (Family residence), at 2 p.m. Arrangements are entrusted to Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133). Online condolences may be shared on Doug’s tribute page at