Tedisco, Beatrice SCHENECTADY On December 15, 2012 the loving soul of Beatrice Tedisco peacefully passed into the hands of our Lord. Beatrice was born October 13, 1915 in Amsterdam to Umberto and Rose DeRose. She was pre deceased by her loving husband, Nicholas; beautiful son, Joseph and 10 siblings. Beatrice was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Survivors include her sons, Thomas Tedisco (Nancy) and James Tedisco (Mary); granddaughter, Tamara Tedisco (Todd); great-granddaughter, Brooke Bourst; grandson, Brett Tedisco (Patty); step- grandson Andrew Bishop; great-grandson Nick Tedisco; and great-granddaughter Emma Tedisco; nephews, Umberto DeRose (Barabara), Joseph (Butch) DeRose (Bonnie), Umberto (Skip) DeRose (Betty), Ed Pankonin (Noreen), Anthony Perreta (Marsha); nieces, Rosemary Dorazio (Tom), Kathleen Martin (Frank), Maria Picard (Eric), Barbara Ann Just, Marilyn Aldi Rose and Helen DeRose and their families; sisters-in-law, Philomena Cimino and Rose Perretta; brothers-in-law, Robert Carmichael and Frank Barba. She also leaves behind several other nieces, nephews and cousins. Beatrice was devoted to her family. She was a fabulous home maker and a wonderful cook of all foods but especially of Italian recipes. Always there with a sharp wit, fantastic sense of humor and a courageous and powerful will. She dedicated her life to her family spending countless hours caring for her beloved husband Nicholas, son Joseph and serving and caring for her entire family. Beatrice left a wonderful legacy of what the greatest generation meant to our world. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home, 1605 Helderberg Ave. in Rotterdam followed at 11:30 a.m. by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Madeleine-Sophie Church, 3500 Carman Rd. in Guilderland. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to Special Olympics New York, 504 Balltown Road, Schenectady, NY 12304 in Beatrice's honor.
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Published in Albany Times Union on Dec. 17, 2012