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Beatrice (Bennett) Dinardi
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“I was so sorry to hear of Bea's passing. My mother Eileen and Bea were friends for so many years. I have fond memories of Bea from my younger years...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Nancy Dolan- Hegarty - Reading, MA

“Fran, Patty and all of Bebe's beloved family. I just heard this sad news. I send condolences and prayers to your family. So many sweet memories of...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Laura Berry (DiNardi) - Lakeland, FL

“To all of Bea's family, please accept my condolences on your loss. I remember Bea from many years ago. She worked with my Mom, Anne O'Neil at...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Anne O'Neil - Sorrento, FL

“To the Meehan and Dinardi familiesSo sorry for your loss . Bea was a great lady. ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Joe Alabiso - Melrose - Friend

“Frannie & Patty ...... Our Hearts are saddened at the passing of Auntie Bebe .... She will be missed but always remember for her Happy & Loving...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Patrcia (Muse) Deasy - Quincy, MA

“Dear Fran and Patty, I would like to express my sincere sympathy to you and your families.Your mother was a very special lady, loved by everyone who...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Carol BEAUDOIN - FORT LAUDERDALE, FL

“We love you Gammy! Colleen, Michael, Bobby Meeehan ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Colleen Meehan - Alexandria, VA

“Dear Patty,We went to elementary school together at Washington School and I actually remember your mother very well from few times I went to your...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Margie (Turner) Novak - Savannah, GA

“Dear Patti and family, I was sorry to learn of you mother's/grandmother's passing. Bea would always ask me about my family and tell me what was...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Elizabeth W Brown - Gilford, NH

“Sending you my depest condolences to the family. I am sorry for your loss. may the God ( ps 83 : 18 ) be with you all. ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: A Rochester - Atlanta

“Where does one begin. "BeeBee" was an intricate part of my growing up in "The Village",populated mostly by Italians. She embraced me almost like a...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Reenie Doherty - Saugus, MA

“SO SORRYTO HEAR ABOUT YOUR MOTHER.MY MOM USED TO TALK TO HER ON THE PHONE AT LEAAT TWICE A WEEK WHEN SHE WAS SICK. THEY BOTHB WERE IN THE SAME CLASS...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: STEPHEN AUSTIN - MELROSE, MA

“My sincere condolences. May the God of all comfort strengthen you all during this time. Rom 15:4JD ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Aunt Bea was full of life. She will forever be known as the best pizelle maker. no matter when you went to her house she always had them and sent...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Kathy Bennett - Peabody, MA

“Every memory I have is great.......Pulling in to your driveway smelling something delicious cooking and you coming out your back door in your appron...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Nancy Doherty

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Beatrice (Bennett) Dinardi, of Melrose, died unexpectedly on June 29, 2017 at the age of 97. Beatrice was born & raised in Melrose and a Melrose High School graduate, Class of 1937. She was very proud to be a lifelong Melrose resident and was a member of St. Mary's Church for many years. She enjoyed traveling, was an avid gardener, a member of the Melrose Garden Club and was an amazing seamstress. Beatrice was a real lady, had a sweet soul and everyone loved her. She worked as a Bank Teller for Baybank for many years and her family & friends were the most important part of her life. Beatrice was the beloved wife of the late Alfonce J. Dinardi for 29 years. Loving mother of Frances Dinardi of Hull and Patricia Meehan & her husband James of Melrose. Cherished grandmother of Deborah Johnson & her husband Jeffrey of Cohasset, David White & his wife Kim of Hanover, Nancy Doherty & her husband Shawn of Peabody, Joseph Meehan & his wife Jennifer of VA and Danielle Fox & her husband Robert of Mashpee. Great grandmother of Jake, Abbey, Lauren, Sarah, Michael, Bobby, Colleen, Andrew, Chloe and Ben. Caring sister of the late John F. Bennett. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. Visiting hours will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Wednesday, July 5th from 9-10 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary's Church, 9 Herbert St., Melrose at 10:30AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Burial in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Breastcancer.org at 120 East Lancaster Ave., Suite 201, Ardmore, PA 19003 or breastcancer.org