In Taunton, Beatrice Tanes, age 84, passed away peacefully in Morton Hospital on November 19, 2022 following a lengthy illness. Beatrice was born in Brockton, the daughter of the late Angelo & Alkminy (Mamacos) Smyrnakis. She was former wife of the late Richard P. Tanes.
Beatrice was educated in Brockton schools and a graduate of Brockton High School. She was a resident of Taunton and also Seminole, FL. Beatrice was employed until her retirement for the federal government as a purchasing agent. She enjoyed traveling, golfing, painting especially in her younger years. Beatrice was a very social person who loved her time with friends, she found great joy in helping others and volunteering, and above all cherished her time with family.
Beatrice is survived by her two sons Paul Tanes of Lakeville and Jon Tanes of Fryeburg, ME, her grandchildren; Paige, Olivia and Sophia Tanes of Raynham. She also leaves her siblings; Aphrodite Grevelis of Marstons Mills and Dorothea Ocnos of Framingham.
Funeral home visiting hours will be held at the O’Keefe Wade Funeral Home, 70 Washington St., Taunton, MA 02780 on Saturday, November 26th from 9:30-11am. A funeral home service will be at 11am. Followed by her burial at Mayflower Hill Cemetery in Taunton. Visit our website www.okeefewade.com to sign the online guestbook, view obituaries and obtain directions.