Bridget Hain Teare
Bridget Hain Teare died October 25, 2021, at home surrounded by family and friends from a recent illness, not COVID related. Bridget was born on March 2, 1955, to Joseph Maxwell Teare, Sr. and Erin Barry Teare. She was the sixth child of six and was known as our “Texas Princess” due to the fact she was born on Texas Independence Day.
Bridget graduated from St. Anne Catholic School where she was a varsity cheerleader, played softball, volleyball, and was on the staff of the school newspaper, “The Annette”. She graduated from Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School in 1973, where she was on the Drill Team, in Ballet Troupe, staff writer on “The Medallion”, voted Winter Queen and Best Looking her senior Year. She attended North Texas State University, majoring in communication. She moved to Houston and started her career in Property management, which covered a span of over thirty years.
Bridget’s greatest accomplishment was being the best Aunt to her nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Her first niece who was named for her referred to her as the “Bee’s Knees”. She adored them and they her. Her door was always opened to them when they came to Houston for the Rodeo, Concerts, a play at the Wortham Theater, Under the Stars, or weekend at the Houstonian. She was a free spirit who loved life and her many friends she had in Houston and Beaumont. She will be missed by them all.
Survivors include her siblings; Erin Teare Rienatra; Joseph Maxwell Teare, Jr. and his wife, Gay; and Kathleen McDade Teare; nieces and nephews; Bridget McLaurin (Neil); Barry Gaines (Greg); Kathleen Croley (Jason); Josh Teare(Pebbles); Eleanor Teare; Hannah Young (Justin); Katie Whatley (Rick); Sara Young; Megan Thompson(Robbie); Sean Teare (Lauren); and her seventeen great nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; Joseph Maxwell Teare, Sr. and Erin Barry Teare; twin brothers, Patrick, and Michael Teare; brother, James Christian Teare; and brother, John Barry Teare.
Her family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to Rebecaa Lane and Deborah Rogers, who began as caretakers and ended as devoted friends.
A Celebration of Life for Ms. Teare will be from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at 1335 Drummond, Beaumont. Her cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, under the direction of Broussard’s 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont.
Celebration of LIfe
- 1335, Drummond Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77706,
- November 20, 2021
- 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm