Published in the March 4, 2019 edition.

JENSEN BEACH, Fla. — Beatrice S. Kupiec of Jensen Beach, Florida formerly of Wakefield died on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at her home.

Born in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late Silvio J. and Marie (Ferrette) Fuccione.

Bea was a long time Wakefield resident before moving to Jensen Beach, Florida. Bea retired from the Wakefield Public Schools where she worked in the Administrative Offices of the Wakefield High School. She particularly enjoyed her years working alongside  “DJ” in the work study program, and as advisor to the Wakefield High School Cheerleaders and Majorettes.

Bea was predeceased by her husband George F. Kupiec, her sister Louise Carroll and her longtime companion Arthur Rich.

Her funeral arrangements were in the care of the McDonald Funeral Home in Wakefield. Interment was at Forest Glade Cemetery in Wakefield.