John Travis Beadles, 77, born Nov. 23, 1942, died Nov. 7. Beadles went into the Navy as a Merchant Seaman and was honorable discharged after an injury. He is survived by his sisters Patricia A. Beadles Fair, Mary A. Beadles Martin and brother Patrick H. Beadles Sr.

Bernadette Foley, 85, born Nov. 21, 1934, died Nov. 12. Foley was a 1952 graduate of St. Agnes Academy and 1956 graduate of the University of St Thomas. She taught in parochial schools and Houston Independent School District for 30 years, retiring in 1990. She was a member of St. Rose of Lima Parish and the Houston and Texas Retired Teachers Association. She is survived by children Karen Cullum, Kevin Foley, Charles Foley, and Clare Bell, brother J. Byrne Simpson, three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Zachary Matthew Giordano, 34, born April 8, 1986, died Nov. 14. Giordano attended St. Ambrose for elementary and middle school where he served as an altar boy. He was a 2004 graduate of St. Thomas High School. He is survived by his parents Pat and Janet Giordano, and brother Gabriel Giordano.

Tommy J. Lero, 85, born Sept. 29, 1935, died Nov. 6. Lero graduated from Jeff Davis High School. After high school, he joined the Air Force. He then became a police officer with the Houston Police Department and was on the force for 27 years. He was married to Dorothy Snider Lero for 60 years. Lero is survived by his daughters, Jeannine Tusa, Monica Grissom and Cheryl Miksch, seven grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

Richard Gerald Pederson, 63, born Sept. 10, 1957, died Nov. 14. Pederson joined the Marine Corp where he served proudly until he was discharged with honors. He joined the Houston Police Department in 1980 and retired in 2015 with 35 years of service. Pederson is survived by his wife of 39 years, Dianne, sons Timothy, William, and Matthew, daughter Deborah, brother Timothy Ray Pederson, and six grandchildren.

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