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Beatrice W. Andrade

February 22, 1928 - November 21, 2012
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Beatrice "Bea " W. (Ashcroft) Andrade, 84, of New Bedford, passed away on Wednesday November 21, 2012 at St. Luke's Hospital. She was the wife of Robert Andrade with whom she shared 42 years of marriage. Born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of the late Winford P. and Cora (Robinson) Ashcroft, she had resided in Maine before moving to New Bedford in 1954. Mrs. Andrade retired from Sippican Ocean Systems in Marion where she had worked in the Accounts Payable department. Her interests included sewing, knitting, crocheting and reading. Most of all, she enjoyed the company of her loving family, especially her grandchildren. Her family...
Beatrice "Bea " W. (Ashcroft) Andrade, 84, of New Bedford, passed away on Wednesday November 21, 2012 at St. Luke's Hospital. She was the wife of Robert Andrade with whom she shared 42 years of marriage.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of the late Winford P. and Cora (Robinson) Ashcroft, she had resided in Maine before moving to New Bedford in 1954.

Mrs. Andrade retired from Sippican Ocean Systems in Marion where she had worked in the Accounts Payable department.
Her interests included sewing, knitting, crocheting and reading. Most of all, she enjoyed the company of her loving family, especially her grandchildren.

Her family would like to extend their appreciation to the Firefighters, Paramedics, Police Officers and Emergency room staff for their diligence and professionalism.

Surviving in addition to her husband is a son, Myron Hastings and his wife Ellen of Hollis, NH; a daughter, Ginger Tetreault and her husband Theodore of Acushnet; a step-son, Jeffrey R. Andrade and his wife Cathy of Odenton, MD; a brother, Richard Ashcroft and his wife Janice of Maine; four grandchildren, Heidi Wise, Holly Brown and her husband Norman and Jessica and Rachel Tetreault; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 10am in the ROCK Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford. Visiting hours Monday 6-8pm. Burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery, New Bedford.

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