Bea S. Seidel, 74, of Dorchester, passed away on Monday, June 30, 2014 at Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield. A visitation will be held on Saturday, July 5, 2014 from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm at the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Dorchester.
Bea was born August 5, 1939 in Copenhagen, Denmark to Carl and Ellen Pedersen. She received her education at Copenhagen Schools. On February 26, 1958 she was united in marriage to Donald Seidel in Copenhagen, Denmark. She came to the US on July 12, 1958 and became a naturalized citizen on December 7, 1981. Bea served as Village of Dorchester President and Trustee for a number of years.
She was a member of the Dorchester Lioness Club and she loved to read, knit, tend her flower garden and above all she enjoyed spending time with her family and her faithful companion “Buddy.”
Bea is lovingly survived by her husband; Donald Seidel, children; Anni (Mark) Bunkelman, Linda Holmes, Karen (Jeff) Willingham, Kay Seidel, William (Chris) Seidel and Kristy (Art) Snow, 13 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by a sister; Anni Jeppesen.
In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to your local humane society.