Obituaries

Juskiewicz, Beatrice

April 23rd, 2009

juskiewiczBeatrice I. (Saraiva) Juskiewicz, age 81, of Wilmington, formerly of Chelsea, died unexpectedly, Thursday, April 23, 2009 at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center.

Born in Cambridge, MA, on August 21, 1927, Beatrice was the daughter of the late Joseph and Maria (Pacheco) Saraiva.

Beatrice Juskiewicz was a friendly and loving woman who always had a smile on her face. She loved going to daycare in Burlington every day, where she was always the first to say “hi” and welcome newcomers. She had the biggest heart and the widest smile. Her favorite past time was playing bingo and making crafts, which she proudly displayed in her home. She lived for her family, loved and adored her granddaughters and her great grandsons. She was the happiest when all of her family were together. Family meant everything to her, and she meant everything to her family. We will forever miss and love our beautiful beloved Mother, Grandmother and Great grandmother .

Beatrice was the beloved wife of the late Walter “Whitey” Juskiewicz, devoted mother of Donna Proudfit & her husband Randy of Wilmington and the late Walter Juskiewicz, Jr., loving grandmother of Samantha McCarthy, Tracy Torra, Karen Novak, and great-grandchildren Aidan & Liam McCarthy, dear sister of Joseph “Junior” & the late Lois Saraiva of Somerville and William “Billy” & Rosemarie Saraiva of Burlington, Beatrice was also the beloved aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Family & Friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Wednesday, April 29th at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Rose of Lima Parish in Chelsea at 11:00 a.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Memorial donations in Beatrice’s name may be made to the Joslin Diabetes Center, Attn: Development Office, 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215.

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11 Entries in Guest Book for “Juskiewicz, Beatrice”

  1. Tracy Torra says:

    My Nana..I love you so much and miss you more then you will ever know. You were the best Nana anyone could ever want. I love you. xoxox

  2. Millie Escobar says:

    Donna and family please recieve my deepest sympathy for your loss, I know how much your mother meant to you and one of the things that I most admired about you Donna was your dedication and how you always spoke with such pride when it came to your MOM, I know she meant the world to you . You should always feel proud of how you took such good care of her and treated her with such dignity and respect , she will alwys be with you for that , GOD needed another angel so he took her . LOve Millie and Enudio

  3. Ninetta Torra says:

    Tracy,
    I am very sorry about your loss. I know how close you were to your grandmother. Please express my condolences to your mother and to your sisters.
    Love Auntie

  4. Stephen and Karen Greene says:

    Tracy and Anthony,
    Sorry to have heard of your loss, just wanted to send our deepest sympathy and to let you know our thoughts are with you and you entire family.
    Love Auntie and Uncle

  5. Donna Proudfit says:

    My Mother,my best friend. I will forever miss your beautiful face ,your loving touch. I will miss your sweet kisses and the hugs that you always gave me. How am I ever going to go on without you,seeing you smile and hearing your laughter. If I had to chose a Mother it would have been you. God gave me the best Mother in the world. You always told everyone that you were lucky to have me as a daughter, but Mom I was the lucky one! You were my life and I will always have an empty space in my heart now that you are not here with me.My life will never be the same again. Oh, what I would give just to hear you say that you love me again and tell me to be careful going to work. I love you ma,I’ll miss you for the rest of my life. I will miss and love you till we are together again.
    Donna

  6. Renee D'Eon says:

    Donna ,Tracy, Anthony and family my deepest sympathy goes out to you. I know Nana meant the world to you guys. I know she’ll be looking down on all of you thinking about how she has such an amazing and thoughtful family.

    With Love Renee

  7. The Garneau Family says:

    Dear Tracy and Anthony,
    In this time of sorrow please know that you and your family are not alone. Beatrice touched the hearts of many over her lifetime and will live on in those hearts for years to come. Our deepest condolences to all.
    God Bless.

    With love,
    The Garneau Family

  8. Carol Torra says:

    Donna & Randy, Tracy & Anthony and family. My deepest condolenses on
    the loss of your Bea. She was a wonderful lady always with a pixie smile.
    I enjoyed sitting and talking with her at your family parties. She will be
    missed by all. Now she can eat all the chocolate she wants. God only
    picks the sweetist flowers and he chose Bea…

    God Bless
    Carol T.

    Carol T.

  9. Tracey Griffin says:

    Tracy I am so sorry for your loss.I know your loved your Nana greatly.I never got a chance to really talk with her,but I hear only great things about her.Your pain will ease with time and know shes in a much nicer place now.If you need anything let me know. Love Ya Tracey

  10. Karen Novak says:

    Nana,
    I will never ever forget you I’m going to miss you so much no words can describe the love I have for you! You made me smile everytime I saw you and I will cherish and keep the memories we have for the rest of my LIFE!! I LOVE YOU SOOO MUCH NANA!!! Tell grandpa and uncle I said hi!!! Don’t forget to show grandpa how to do the chicken dance so the both of you can be ready for the wedding! I LOVE YOU ALWAYS AND FOREVER!

    Love
    Karen

  11. Cousins Patty & Luca Smith says:

    Dear Cousin Beatty;
    I am so glad we had our most recent telephone conversation. I never dreamed that it would be our last. You sounded great and your laugh ALWAYS made me laugh even harder. I remember as a kid that even when you were very happy and /or excited, you would cry. I came to understand that was yet another expression of your deeply sensitive, caring and loving spirit. Although I am extremely saddened that I will not see you “in person” when I come home soon yet, I feel deeply connected with your spirit and I have WONDERFUL memories that will live on throughout my lifetime. Every night when Luca says his prayers, he says “I Love You, Cousin Beatty” and I KNOW you hear him. When you have a chance please be sure to give my mother a BIG hug and kiss for us too. When I get home, I’m going to see if I can get Donna to make “golumkies”. You might have to help! I LOVE YOU, Cousin Beatty and don’t worry, I will help look out for your Donna.

    Love Always;
    Cousin Patty

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