Bernice “Bea” Fronius
1930 ∼ 2016
Bernice “Bea” Fronius, 86, of Mashpee, passed away peacefully at Falmouth Hospital on December 31, 2016. She was the beloved wife of Andrew J. Fronius for 62 years and the daughter of the late Mary and Parker Hallett.
Bea was born in Winthrop and raised in Lexington, MA. She vacationed in Mashpee for many years. She moved to Popponesset in 1964 part time and eventually became a full time resident in 1975. Twenty years ago, Bea and Andy moved to Zephyrhills, FL. In 2015 they moved back to Mashpee to live with their son Scott and his wife Denise in an addition built just for them so they could be with family.
Bea was a vocal sports enthusiast, especially at her grandchildren’s sporting events. She was an accomplished knitter, talented quilter, and loved making her own greeting cards. She was also highly skilled at sewing, embroidery, and cross-stitch of the finest count. Bea was also Co-Owner of Busy Bee Knitting in Falmouth. Her greatest passion was her family. She was a loving and passionate wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother and will be missed by all.
In addition to her loving husband Andrew, Bea is survived by her son Scott Fronius and wife Denise of Mashpee, her brother David and his wife Shirley of Ohio, 3 grandchildren, Matthew and wife Emily of Falmouth, Kaylan of Falmouth, Trevor and wife Laura of Norwood, her great grandchildren Evelyn, Madeline, Parker, Ethan and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Elizabeth.
A private burial will be held at a later date in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. In lieu flowers donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.