Obituary for Officer Michael Beal

Below is the obituary for Officer Michael Beal, which can be found online here.

BEAL, Michael D., Randolph Police Department, of Norwell, formerly of Randolph, tragically passed away, on May 14, 2022, at the age of 61. Born in Milton, Michael grew up in Randolph. He was a 1978 graduate of Randolph High School, where he played varsity ice hockey. Michael went on to graduate from Northeastern University and then he attended the police academy. He was a graduate of the MCJTC police academy recruit class #3. Mikey began his law enforcement career with the Harvard University Police Department and then transferred to the Randolph Police Department, where he has proudly been serving his community for over 35 years. Mikey held many roles within the Randolph Police Department and spent several years in the Honor Guard and playing in charity hockey games with his fellow officers. Mikey was a golfer, a member of the Randolph Elks, a huge Boston Bruins fan, however spending time with his loving family is what gave him the most joy. A devoted husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle and friend, Michael will be sorely missed by all who were blessed to know him. Michael was the beloved husband of Carol S. (Richardson) Beal. Loving father of Courtney Scalice and her husband Salvatore (USCG) of Annapolis, MD, Brittany Geddis and her husband Steven of Hanover, Kellsey Beal of Norwell, Kiernan Beal and his wife Alison of Norwell, Liam Beal of Norwell, Ainsley Beal of Norwell, Hayley Beal of Norwell, and Thierry Beal of Norwell. Cherished Grandpa of Steven, Salvatore, Finley, Michael, and Maeve. Dear son of Theresa Beal of Randolph and the late Donald Beal. Devoted brother of Brian Beal of Weymouth and Keith Beal of Boca Raton, FL. Dear uncle of Brandon, Karissa, Andrew, Danielle, Emily, Ryan, Stacy, and Nicholas. Son-in-law of the late Thomas and Eva Richardson. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, May 19th from 4:00 – 8:00 PM in the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 No. Main St. (RT 28), Randolph. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, May 20th at 11:00 AM in St. Bernadette Church, 1031 No. Main St., Randolph. Burial will follow in Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton. For directions or to leave a sympathy message for the family, visit www.cartwrightfuneral.com.

GoFundMe: A GoFundMe has also been set up for the Beal family, and can be found here.

 

 

Randolph Police to Hold Alzheimer’s Awareness Fundraiser Starting This Week

RANDOLPH — Chief William Pace is pleased to announce that the Randolph Police Department is planning a fundraising campaign to raise money for Alzheimer’s awareness starting this week.

As part of the Alzheimer’s Awareness Campaign, the department will be partnering with the Massachusetts Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association to sell special purple shoulder patches with the Alzheimer’s ribbon on them.

Patches will go on sale starting Thursday, Jan. 2. A total of 300 special patches are available for sale, and the fundraiser will last until the supply runs out.

The cost of the patches is $10 each.

“The Randolph Police Department is honored to join in the fight against Alzheimer’s. Our hope is that with this donation, we can assist those in need of vital services and strengthen patient care for those fighting this disease,” Chief Pace said. “We hope that we can positively represent members of our community, and their families, who are battling this disease.”

Randolph Police will be donating funds from the campaign to the Massachusetts Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.

Randolph Police have had great success in the past with the Pink Patch Project and the Autism Awareness Project, and they encourage residents to participate in this latest fundraiser as well.

To purchase a purple patch as part of the Alzheimer’s Awareness Campaign, visit the Randolph Police Station at 41 South Main St., or send a check for $10 to:

Randolph Police Department

Attn: Det. Kevin Gilbert
Alzheimer’s Awareness Campaign
41 South Main Street
Randolph MA, 02368

According to the Alzheimer’s Association:

  • 5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s
  • More than 16 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia
  • In 2019, Alzheimer’s care will cost the United States approximately $290 billion
  • Every 65 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s

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