Obituaries 06-27-2019

Rolf Beutel

General Manager of Paramount Transportation Systems, Former Professional Hockey Player

Rolf Beutel of Crest Avenue, Winthrop passed away suddenly in New Brunswick, N.J. on June 17. He was 50 years old.

Born in Boston, the beloved son of Karen Beutel (Guem) and her companion Pat Feeley and Alfred “Rudy” Beutel, he was a 1987 graduate of Winthrop High School where he excelled at hockey. After graduation, he went on to play hockey at the University of Denver. After his graduation from college, he played professionally in Germany and recreationally in other countries around the world.

He was recently named the General Manager of Paramount Transportation Systems prior to his passing.

He was the devoted husband of Jahzel Rueya Lih and the loving father of twin girls, Sofia and Steffi. He was the loving nephew of Barbara Schering, Renate and Franz Rolleitner, Bernd and Lore Guem and Hildegard and Hanz Krazlien, all of Germany; son in law of David and Yvonne Lih, brother-in-law of Jahzon Lih and his wife, Tas and Jeffrey Lih. He was also the cousin of Patty.

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the Caggiano-O’Maley-Frazier Funeral Home, Winthrop on Friday, June 28 from 4 to 8 p.m. The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, June 29 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the St. John the Evangelist Church, 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 10 a.m. Services will conclude with interment in the Belle Isle section of Winthrop Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Sofia and Steffi Beutel College Fund, Bank of America, 25 Bartlett Road, Winthrop MA 02152 Attn: Heather Sullivan.

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