Beatrice Irene DePetris
25, 1931- June 22, 2018
Beatrice I. (Drake) DePetris a lifelong resident of Malden,
passed away on Friday morning, June 22, 2018, she was 87.
Beatrice was the daughter of the late Edward & Bessie
(McLaughlin) Drake. She was born in Malden, in May of 1931,
educated in the Malden schools.
Beatrice is survived by her daughter Judith Kratz and her
husband Francis of Billerica, Gary Fielding and his wife
Christine of Alton Bay, NH, Linda Rinaldi and her husband
Vincent of Florida and Susan DePetris of Everett. Cherished
grandmother of David, Dawn, Rocco, Vincent, Scott, Mark,
Tricia and Terri. Beatrice was also the great-grandmother of 10 and
great-great-grandmother of one, aunt of many loving nieces and
Beatrice was predeceased by her former husband Calvin DePetris,
her siblings Edward Drake, Shirley Smith, Phyllis Jensen and
In keeping with Beatrice’s wishes, all funeral arrangements will
be private. Arrangements under the care of the Weir-MacCuish
Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St. Malden, MA 02148.