Beatrice S. Smith Frasier

July 31, 1923March 20, 2013

Beatrice S. Frasier, age 89, of Gasport, entered into rest on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Born July 31, 1923 in Newfane, Beatrice is the daughter of the late Ralph and Hazel (Richards) Smith.

Beatrice married Merlin W. Frasier May 29, 1945 in Ridge Road Union Church. Mr. Frasier died March 3, 1987. She had worked for Ridge Road Express as a bus driver for the Barker Schools System retiring in 1985 after 25 years of service. During WWII, Beatrice worked at Harrison Radiator in Lockport during. Beatrice was a member of the Hartland United Methodist Church, a charter member of Tri Town Ambulance with 15 years of service, Gasport Chemical Hose Auxiliary, Johnson Creek Senior Citizens and a charter member of the Hartland Conservation Club. She had lived in Gasport since 1945, previously of Ridgewood.

Surviving are her children: David (Joyce) Frasier Sr. and Larry (Charlene) Frasier both of Gasport. Dear grandmother of: David Jr., Christopher, Brett and Tonya. Great grandmother of: Kayleigh, Tyler, Dylan, Gary, Leila, and Colee. Sister of the late: Donald R. Smith and the late Albert Smith. Sister-in-Law of: Virginia Frasier of Gasport. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to attend visitation at the Sherrie-Bream Funeral Home, 4521 Main Street, Gasport, on Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 10 am until 12 noon. Funeral Services will be held from the funeral home immediately following with the Reverend Wayne West officiating. Interment will be in Hartland Central Cemetery, Gasport, NY.

Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials appreciated to Tri Town Ambulance and Hartland United Methodist Church. Please go to and leave a condolance for the family.


  • Visitation Saturday, March 23, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 23, 2013

Beatrice S. Smith Frasier

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Brett Frasier

January 16, 2014

I miss you everyday Gram. I still have your voice mail messages saved on my phone; sometimes I just need to hear your voice and the kind words you left for me; I love you so much. - My heart, Brett

March 23, 2013

Sorry for your loss.
Dave Graham

Burt Munn

March 22, 2013

Dave, Joyce, Larry, Sherry and kids. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Bea was such an amazing, beautiful, caring woman. She will be greatly missed!!! May God be with you always. Burt and Sarah

Wayne West

March 22, 2013

I extend my deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Beatrice Frasier. I pray that you will experience God's peace and love as you grieve the death of your loved one. I am sorry that Cheryl Brown, Beatrice's present pastor, is unable to conduct the service. I am appreciative of the opportunity to share with family and friends at this time in your life.
Pastor Wayne M. West