April 18, 1929 ~ March 27, 2007
Hamden- Rita Helen Bee, 77, beloved wife of 48 years of John M. Bee, Jr., passed away March 27, 2007 in the Hospital of St. Raphael. She was born in Philadelphia, PA, April 18, 1929 a daughter of the late John and Helen Hughes McGreevy and had resided in Hamden since 1958. Rita was a communicant of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and was a Past President and longtime member of the Marion Guild. Loving mother of Patricia Bee of Hamden, John M. Bee III and his wife Christine of Wallingford, Kevin M. Bee and his partner Michael of New Haven, James E. Bee and his wife Tamara of Groton. Grandmother of Olivia, Matthew, Ian, and Declan Bee. She was predeceased by a sister Therese Sibre and a brother Francis X. Yetman. Funeral from BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN, Saturday morning March 31 at 9:30. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church at 10 a.m. Friends may call Friday from 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters of Mercy of Merion, 515 Montgomery Ave., Merion Station, PA. 19066-1297.