Beatrice died Nov 19, 2012, she resided in Silver Spring, MD She was a retired school secretary for the Philadelphia School District for over 25 years, retiring in the 1980’s.Graduated from the South Phila High School for Girls.She was a member of the Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary and the Sisterhood at Overbrook JCC and Adath Israel. The former Beatrice Kanther, wife of the late Charles, mother of Mark (Sharon) Raivetz and Carol (DAVID) Newman.  Sister of Louis (Joan) Kanther, grandmother of Ari (Lauren), Seth, Abbe (Matthew), Rachel (Brad) and Sara (Ezra).  Also survived by 4 great grandchildren. Contributions in her memory may be made to Sarcoma Alliance 775 East Blithedale #334 Mill Valley, California  94941 or Homecrest House 14508 Homecrest Road Silver Spring, Maryland  20906