Beatrice Kraus, a former Rockaway resident, died October 14 in Wesley Village, Pittston, Pennsylvania.
Kraus was born in the Rockaways to the late Louis and Rose Blackman Swerdlow. She graduated from Far Rockaway High School and continued her education at Brooklyn College, where she earned a teaching degree. She taught for HILI in Far Rockaway.
She was preceded in death by her husband, David; and brothers, Max and Herbert.
Kraus is survived by her son, Jeff; daughter, Amy Berg; and beloved friend, Calli Berg.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Rosenberg Funeral Chapel in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. A graveside funeral service was held at Cedar Park Cemetery in Paramus, New Jersey.