Joseph J. Beach, of Wallingford, formerly of Trumbull, employed in hotel management and interior decorating in New York City, died May 11, at home.

Born in Bridgeport, son of Theresa (Stine) Beachy of Trumbull and the late Joseph A. Beachy. Besides his mother, survivors include his sister, Leslie and her husband, Kenneth Peate of New Hampshire, his niece, Corissa and his nephew, Jason and six grandnieces and nephews.

Burial: Nichols Village Cemetery.

Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home, Trumbull.