Robert P. Beauregard, 76, of Fall River, died Saturday, June 9 at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, Mass after a long illness. He was the husband of Shannon Donnelly of Palm Beach, Fla.,former city editor of the Fall River Herald News. Born March 29, 1936, in Fall River, he was the son of Joseph Beauregard and Marion (nee Ricci) Beauregard, later Viveiros. He served his country proudly as a member of the US Marine Corps, where he attained the rank of gunnery sergeant. An accomplished athlete, Mr. Beauregard was an avid golfer and card softball player, and a devoted fan of the Boston Red Sox. In addition to his wife of 10 years, he is survived by his sisters Nancy Pereira (husband Michael) of Fall River and Joanne Golden of Longmeadow, Mass.; his stepson Ian Donnelly Barrett of Palm Beach, Fl. and Newport;, RI; nieces Jocelyn Roderiques and Crystal Charron; nephews Richard Charron and Paul Leger; great-niece Mandi Charron; and his beloved cat Missy. He was the uncle of the late Richard Leger. His funeral will be held Thursday at 9:00 AM from the AUCLAIR FUNERAL HOME, 690 So. Main St., Fall River, with a funeral mass at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 120 Beattie St. at 10:00 AM. Internment will follow at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm Wednesday at the Auclair Funeral Home, 690 South Main St. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, 909 N. Washington St., Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314, or to Operation Homefront of Florida, 500 Australian Ave. South, Suite 612, West Palm Beach FL 33401. Online guest book at AuclairFuneralHome.com.