Born:October 1, 1977

Passed Away:December 15, 2013

Location:Phoenix, Arizona

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Paul “Beau” Aratico II

araticophoto Paul “Beau” Aratico II, 36, beloved and only son of Patricia Beary, died on December 15, 2013 when his car was broadsided by a semi-truck on Interstate 17 in Phoenix, Arizona. Beau was born in Manhasset, New York on October 1, 1977. In 1982 he moved to Phoenix with his family. Beau attended Paradise Valley Community College where he received certification in computer technology. Beau was employed as a chef for many years and also as a martial arts instructor. Beginning in May 2006 and continuing for six years, Beau served as family caregiver for his uncle Anthony Aratico Jr. Beau was very talented in electronics, electrical systems, computer technology, construction, and automotive mechanics. He was very much at home with nature and the outdoors. His leisure activities included fishing, hiking, gardening and cooking. He enjoyed the companionship of children and animals, especially dogs. Beau was a devoted son who loved his family passionately and unconditionally. Throughout his life, Beau was always very generous, helping family and friends in times of need and never asking for anything in return. Beau was a beautiful person, inside and out. The void his passing has left in the hearts of those who loved him will never be filled. He is survived by his mother Patricia Beary, his father Paul Aratico Sr., his sister Bethany Forbes (Mark), his brothers Giovanni and Roman Aratico, his nephews Mark Anthony and Jared Forbes, his niece Fionna Forbes, and an extended family of aunts, uncles and cousins. Beau was predeceased by his grandparents Marie and Patrick Beary, his grandparents Frances and Anthony Aratico Sr., his uncle Anthony Aratico Jr., and his step mother Valerie Deacon Aratico. Contributions in Beau’s memory may be made to Best Friends Animal Society at http:/ and/or to the Marie A Beary Memorial Scholarship Fund at St John’s University School of Law https:/


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8 Memories to “Paul “Beau” Aratico II”

  1. Anne Lunsford says:

    He’s at peace now!

    We know not why God takes the young, but we trust in His will!

    Eye has not seen, ear has not heard, what God has ready for those who love Him!

    May his memory be eternal!

  2. Bethany says:

    To My Beloved Baby Brother Beau:

    I love and miss you so much. A part of my heart has died along with you. Time stood still. I am no longer the same person. How can I be with a part of my heart and soul missing. I know you are watching me from heaven and with me always but i still wish I had you in the flesh. I wasnt ready to say goodbye.

    Love you always and forever,
    Your Sister Beth

  3. Candida Kirkpatrick, ocds says:

    Beau’s memory was beautifully honored by his family at his funeral. His funeral Mass was on Epiphany, the Feast of Manifestation and Light. May Beau rest in the perpetual light of Our Triune God in the company of all of the angels and saints. Amen.

  4. Candida Kirkpatrick, ocds says:

    Beau’s life was honored in a beautiful way by his family at his funeral on the Feast Day of the Epiphany. May his soul rest in the perpetual light of Our Lord, in the company of the angels and saints. Amen.

  5. Roberta Beary says:

    Death is nothing at all
    I have only slipped away into the next room

    Why should I be out of mind
    Because I am out of sight?
    I am waiting for you for an interval
    Somewhere very near
    Just around the corner
    All is well.

    (excerpt from a sermon by Henry Scott-Holland)

  6. Roberta Beary says:

    in Memoriam Beau Paul

    blossoms …
    other people’s children
    catch them now

  7. alexis fernandez says:

    I can’t believe it. I am truly sorry this happened. I don’t even know what to say. Paul was an awesome person. Honest, caring, funny, loyal, generous, understanding, I could go on and on. It breaks my heart. It happened on the 15th and I didn’t find out until the 29th. Even though I called and had asked Kira if she had seen Paul and she had told me he was ok……WTF is wrong w/ u?………I will remember him always.

  8. alexis fernandez says:

    He passed on Dec. 15 and I didn’t find out until the 29. Even though I had called and asked Kira if she had seen him and she said he was ok ….WTF is wrong w/ u? I still can’t believe he’s gone. Paul was a truly awesome guy. He was loyal, honest, caring, funny, giving, he was thoughtful and loving. It breaks my heart that he is gone. He will b missed. To his family, I am so sorry for ur loss, if there is anything I can do please let know

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