Joseph J. Beard

December 18, 1950 ~ October 8, 2021 (age 70)


Joseph J. Beard 70, of Camden, NY passed away on Friday October 8, 2021 at his home after a brief illness. He was born in Auburn, NY on December 18, 1950 a son of Arthur & Julia Strapach Beard. He worked for the Local Union #633, Syracuse, NY as a laborer for about 15 years. On April 12, 2002 he married the former Stephanie Sadlocha in Syracuse, NY. Joe enjoyed golfing, playing horseshoes and was a NY Yankees and Giants fan. He enjoyed music, whether playing drums and singing with a band, enjoying friends and entertaining with Karaoke or simply listening to music.
Surviving are his wife, Stephanie Beard, Camden, NY, three sons, Joshua, Joseph and Jordan Beard, two daughters, Sheena Wiediger and Nicole Bonville, 9 granddaughters, 2 grandsons, a sister, Shirley Jennings and a brother, David Beard and several nieces & nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by two sisters, Delores and Joan and four brothers, Ron, Art, Billy and Jerry.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.  Funeral arrangements are under the direction of LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc., Camden, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care, New Hartford, NY in lieu of flowers. You may view obituary and send a message of condolence online at

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