Beatrice M. Lagace

April 21, 2018


Beatrice M. Lagace, 70, lifelong Taunton resident, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, April 21, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the wife of the late Alfred R. Lagace.

Beatrice was born in East Taunton, and was the daughter of the late Leo and Alice (Thomas) Cardin.

Beatrice worked as a nurse at the former Paul A. Dever School and later SRS for over 30 years until her retirement. She enjoyed hummingbirds, shopping, and spending time in her flower garden, and was a collector of all things "bear". Beatrice also loved family trips to Old Orchard Beach and cherished the time she spent with her family, especially her granddaughters.

She is survived by her daughters, Rochelle Lagace and her significant other Ronnie Paquette of Avon and Danielle Glynn and her husband Josh of Taunton; brothers, Leo Cardin and his wife Linda of S. Paris, ME and William Cardin and his wife Deborah of E. Taunton; sisters, Anne Marie Lopes of Somerset and twin sister, Barbara Devlin and her husband Paul of E. Taunton; grandchildren, Kayla and Kassidy Glynn; many nieces and nephews and lifelong friends.

She was the sister of the late Edward, John, Jeffrey, Peter, Thomas and Yvonne Cardin and Jane Leite.

Her funeral will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at 9am, from the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton, followed by her Mass of Christian Burial, at 10am, in St. Jude the Apostle Church, 249 Whittenton St., Taunton. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Taunton.

Calling Hours will be held on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, from 4-8pm, in the funeral home.

Donations in her name may be made to The American Cancer Society Lung Cancer Research, 1324 Belmont St., #204, Brockton, MA 02301.

Calling Hours

APR 25. 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780


APR 26. 9:00 AM (EDT)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780

Funeral Mass

APR 26. 10:00 AM (EDT)

St. Jude the Apostle Church
249 Whittenton Street
Taunton, MA

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