Beatrice S. (Ware) Peacock-Regan, in her 105th year, entered life eternal at the Alliance Healthcare in Braintree, Monday, March 3, 2014. She was born at West Gardiner, Maine, where she received her education. Bea was a longtime resident of Braintree. She was a former secretary for the family owned Peacock Press in Braintree. The firm was established in 1947 and she assisted in its founding. Bea also had been employed by the Walworth Company as a bookkeeper. She was a Mayflower descendent through William Brewster and was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star Genesta Chapter of Georgetown, Maine. She was a member of the First Congregational Church of Braintree since 1947 where she was a member of the Co-Workers and the Ladies Aid Society for which she participated in writing the book Thoughts for the Day. In Georgetown, Maine, she was a member of the Baptist Church and active with the Georgetown Historical Society. Bea was a member of the South Braintree Senior Citizens and was secretary to the Highland Grove Association for which she wrote their newsletters. She was well read in politics and was an avid sports fan especially the Celtics and the Red Sox. Her ancestry can be traced back to the Brewster, Alden, Mullins and Warren families. She was the wife of the late Forest F.L. Regan who died in 1977 and the late James R. Peacock who died in 1957. While married to Forest Regan she lived with him in Georgetown, Maine, for nearly twenty years. She is survived by two sons, James R. Peacock married to Lee Peacock of Dunedin, Fla., and David S. Peacock married to Gail A. Peacock of Plymouth. She was the mother of the late C. Robert Peacock and his late wife Jean M. Peacock and Gordon P. Peacock who is survived by his wife Mary Louise Peacock of Fla. Bea was sister of the late Alton Ware, her twin sister Bernice Donnelly, Helen Ware Peacock-Kernoul, Joseph Ware, Paul Ware and Elmer Ware. She is survived by 13 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. Visiting hours will be held at the Mortimer N. Peck-Russell Peck Funeral Home, 516 Washington Street, Braintree, Friday, May 2, from 4 to 8 p.m. A service will be held at the funeral home Saturday. May 3, at 11 a.m. Burial will be private in West Gardiner, Maine.
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Published in The Patriot Ledger on Apr. 30, 2014