HALAS, Beatrice A. (Goggin) Age 87, of Lorton, VA, formerly a long-time Wilmington and Chelsea resident, passed away peacefully on April 3, 2013. Beatrice was the loving wife of the late Henry F. "Hank" Halas, devoted mother of Barbara Riley and her husband William of Lorton, VA and James Halas and his wife Kathy of Wilmington, MA. Cherished grandmother of Dr. Kevin Riley of Los Angeles, CA, Brian Riley and his wife Miho of Culver City, CA, Michael Halas, & Katie Halas & her fiance Michael Jordan all of Wilmington, loving great-grandmother of Keon and Senan Riley. Beatrice was the cherished daughter of the late William and Annie T. (Sheehy) Goggin, sister of Mary Horgan of Groveland, Eileen Kanarkiewicz of Burlington, and the late James Goggin, William Goggin and Nancy (Goggin) Kelley. Family and friends will gather for a funeral on Monday, April 8th, at 9:00 a.m. in the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rt. 62), WILMINGTON, followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Dorothy's Church, Main St. (Rt. 38), Wilmington at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Sunday, April 7th from 2-6 p.m. Memorial donations in Beatrice's name may be made to the Sisters of Providence c/o Office of Congregational Advancement, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876 or St. Dorothy's Church, 11 Harnden St., Wilmington, MA 01887. Nichols Funeral Home, Inc. 978-658-4744

Funeral Home

Nichols Funeral Home, Inc.
187 Middlesex Avenue Wilmington, MA 01887
(978) 658-4744
Published in The Boston Globe from Apr. 6 to Apr. 7, 2013