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Beatrice E. (Smith) Petras

Born: Sun., Jan. 6, 1929
Died: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Nov. 01, 2018
Location: Pemberton

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Fri., Nov. 02, 2018
Location: St. Ann's Church

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     Beatrice E. Petras of Browns Mills, age 89 years, passed away October 24,2018 at Marcella Center, Burlington Twp.

    She was a native of Hoboken, former resident of Mount Holly and resident of Browns Mills since 1987.

    Bea was a former Hostess for the Colonial Cottage and then Charley’s Other Brother in Eastampton for 25 years.

     She was a member of St.  Ann’s Church, Browns Mills and was very proud to be a Eucharistic Minister.

     Her favorite things in life were to sing, dance, gardening and she especially loved to go shopping.

     She was preceded in death by her  husband John A. Petras and her grandson Robert A. Petras.

     Beloved mother of Diane T. Petras and Kathleen Blasko, dear  sister of Raymond Smith & Elaine Konefal, devoted grandmother of Michael Sauerwald   and wife Destiny ,Maegan Sauerwald and great grandmother of Alexis Petras and Michael Sauerwald. Jr. and many friends.

    There will be a visitation for Beatrice 5:00 to 7:00 PM Thursday evening November 1st,2018 at The Lankenau Funeral Home, 31 Elizabeh St., Pemberton.

     The Liturgy of Christian Burial wil be celebrated 10:00 AM Friday at St. Ann’s Church, 22a Trenton Road, Browns Mills.

    Interment will be in BGWCD Veterans Memorial Cemetery,350 Provinceline Road, Arneytown,North Hanover  Twp.

    In lieu of Flowers Memorial contributions may be made to the Donor’s favorite Charity.


The Lankenau  Funeral Home, 31 Elizabeth St ,Pemberton Borough

Stephen Lankenau, Director

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   Posted Mon October 29, 2018
Dear Petras Family:

Losing a mother, sister and grandmother to death is a horrible thing to deal with. I hope you are able to find comfort in her memories and in each other during this difficult time.

My thoughts are with you.