Beatrice (Slatin) Leeder

Leeder-Beatrice “Bebe” (Slatin) of Dedham, formerly of Newtonville and Old Orchard Beach, Maine on January 29, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Harold Leeder. Devoted mother of Bryna Leeder and her husband, Bill Margolin, of Randolph, Larry Leeder and his wife, Rachel, of East Norwalk, CT, and Rochelle Leeder and her lifelong partner, Ned McSherry, of Conway, NH. Dear grandmother of Sara and Todd Bonin, Jonathan Leeder, and Aaron and Ali Leeder. Adoring great grandmother of Jonah and Theo Bonin and Vivienne Leeder. Loving sister of Sylvia Pincus and her husband, Seymour, and the late Harry Slatin.  Beatrice was a lifelong educator who taught in Newton and Watertown Public Schools. She was honored in 1991 by the National Conference of Christians and Jews with the “Good Neighbor Award” for her extensive volunteer efforts at Watertown High School and the Waltham Family School. Services at Temple Emanuel, 385 Ward Street, Newton, Monday, January 30, 2017 at 11:00 am. Following interment in Lindwood Memorial Park, 490 North St., Randolph, Memorial Observance will be held in the Interfaith Chapel at Newbridge on the Charles, 5000 Great Meadow Road, Dedham, MA until 3 pm and again from 5:30 to 8:00pm. Memorial Observance will continue through Tuesday from 2:00 pm-8:00 pm. at her Newton residence. Donations in her memory may be made to Friends of the Waltham Family School, Inc., 510 Moody Street, Waltham, MA 02453 or to a charity of your choice.

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