Beatrice Louise Bradstreet, age 84, of Colchester, passed away on November 21, 2019, at Backus Hospital in Norwich. Born on November 10, 1935 in Houlton, ME, she was a daughter of the late Frederick John and Raphie Etta (Smith) Hanlon. She married her beloved husband Dana and the couple moved to Colchester where they made their home and raised their family. The couple was married for 57 years before Dana predeceased her on September 9, 2014. Beatrice retired in 1993 after a long and successful career as an Executive Assistant at AETNA Insurance Co. Beatrice was an active member of the Colchester Federated Church where she served as past President and Treasurer of Women’s Fellowship, Sunday school teacher and superintendent, Baptist clerk, and she served on the Diaconate. Beatrice enjoyed Bible study, spending time with close friends and family, jigsaw and crossword puzzles and she loved camping with her family and traveling to five continents. Most importantly, she will be remembered as a devoted and loving wife, mother and Mimi. She will be sadly missed but always remembered with love by her children, Steven and his wife Judean Bradstreet of Colchester, Beth Ann and her husband Michael Voiland of Colchester, Krista and her husband Glenn MacGregor of Glastonbury; thirteen grandchildren, Sarah, Leah, Rebekah, Dayna, Therese, Jesse, Joseph, Kaitlin, Jacob, Joshua, Charlotte, Cameron, and Caleb; five great grandchildren, Kolton, Kody, Beatrice, Evelyna, and Logan; and numerous extended family and friends. In addition to her husband and parents, Beatrice was predeceased by her siblings, Frederick Hanlon Jr., Kenneth Hanlon, and Verda Macala. Calling hours will be held on Sunday, November 24th from 3-5pm at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Rd., Colchester. The funeral service will be held on Monday, Nov. 25th at 10:30 am at the Colchester Federated Church, 60 Main St. Colchester 06415. Burial will follow in Linwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Colchester Federated Church. For online condolences, please visit www.auroramccarthyfuneralhome.com
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