Paul James Beaudin

July 29, 1929 –  July 12, 2010 

Lincoln, NH Paul James “Jim” Beaudin, Sr., of Louis Lane died Monday, July 12, 2010 at Littleton Regional Hospital. He was 80.

Born on July 29, 1929 in Lincoln, NH, he was the son of Peter and Mary (Medore) Beaudin, Sr.

Jim was a lifelong resident of Lincoln and was a 1948 graduate of Lincoln High School.

In 1949, he enlisted in the US Air Force and became an Aircraft Mechanic. Retiring as Master Sergeant (E-7) in 1971, his Air Force career spanned 22 years, serving at bases all around the world.

Proud of his military service, he was a member of Lincoln American Legion Post # 83.

On March 10, 1951, he married Elizabeth J. “Betty” Beaudin in Lincoln.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed family visits, bird watching, gardening, and his hometown of Lincoln.

Pre-deceased by two sisters Margaret Hurley and Theresa Lehouillier and two brothers Joseph and Peter Beaudin

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years Betty of Lincoln His children and their spouses:

Mike Beaudin and his wife Beth of Dover, NH Paul Beaudin and his wife Jeanne of Lincoln, NH David Beaudin and his companion Mary Conn of Lincoln, NH Pam Dyer and her husband Rick of Unity, NH Jeff Beaudin and his wife Pat of Manchester, NH

7 Grandchildren, 2 Great-Grandchildren, Several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11am Friday, July 16 at St. Joseph Church, Lincoln, NH. Rev. John MacKenzie will officiate.

Burial with military honors will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Lincoln. A reception will follow at Lincoln American Legion Post # 83. There are no calling hours. Memorial donations may be made to either St. Joseph Church, 25 Church St., Lincoln, NH 03251 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 . Arrangements are by Fournier-Hale Funeral Home, 144 Main St, No. Woodstock, NH. Online guestbook at

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