Beatrice A. Dery
Beatrice A. Dery
  • November 25, 1928 - November 24, 2015
  • Niantic, Connecticut

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Beatrice A. Dery, 87, of Mariner at Bridebrook, East Lyme, CT, passed away on November 24th, 2015 due to complications of pneumonia.
Beatrice (Bea) was born in Hartford, CT on May 25, 1928. She was a long time resident of Old Lyme and a graduate of Old Lyme schools.
Bea was married to Lloyd Dery in 1947; they were married 46 years before his passing.
Bea was a homemaker as well as a business helpmate to Lloyd in his construction and landfill businesses. She was a longtime supporter of the area youth groups; and she was a strong communicant of Christ the King Church and its charities.
Beatrice is survived by her daughter, Michele McCaleb of Redmond, Oregon, her granddaughter Joanna McCaleb of New Britain, CT, her grandson Andrew McCaleb of Warsaw, Poland and great granddaughter, Katarzyna McCaleb, also of Warsaw as well as many caring friends of the Old Lyme and Hartford areas.
Beatrice is preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd, two sisters, Doris Metcalf and Leona Metcalf, and a brother Charles Metcalf.
A private service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Cremation arrangements are being handled by Fulton and Theroux Funeral Home, Old Lyme.