Beatrice S. Colter, beloved wife of Harry and mother to Richard and Caryn, passed away June 11, 2012. Originally from Brooklyn, N.Y., or as she has so often said "born and reared" at 519 Miller Ave. till she met and married Harry on March 12, 1944. She also resided in Wantagh, N.Y., before moving to Cape Coral 31 1/2 years ago.
She was predeceased by her parents, Samuel and Gussie Schwartz; sisters, Ida (Morris) Machtiger and Anne (Irving) Kowal; and her twin brother, Milton (Harriet) Schwartz.
She was loved by her many nieces and nephews and their families. She was a fabulous cook and homemaker, wife and mother.
She was past president of Women's American Ort Caloosa Chapter at large here in Southwest Florida in the early 1980s.
She was laid to rest on Long Island, N.Y.
Arrangements were made through Coral Ridge Funeral Home.