Obituaries May 6: Godwin, Kupferman

Published: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 09:03 AM.

Marie Wershoven Kupferman

Marie Wershoven Kupferman, 88, of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., passed into the hands of Jesus at Stanley House Assisted Living in DeFuniak Springs on April 30, 2014. She was born July 28, 1925, in Ridgefield Park, NJ to William and Marie Wershoven.

Marie was an artist who loved and studied art and photography at Cordova Museum in Framingham and Columbia University in NYC. She was the wife of Zelig Kupferman who passed into the Lord’s hands in October 2002. Marie lived in Framingham, Mass., from 1966 to 2004 until relocating to Santa Rosa Beach.

Marie was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, William Wershoven, Otto Wershoven, Karl Wershoven, Ernest Wershoven;  and sister, Amelia “Babe” Wood.

She is survived by her daughter, Lisa Kupferman Cyr and husband Raymond of Santa Rosa Beach; grandchildren, John, Joy, and Luke Cyr of Tallahassee, Fla.; second cousin, Ruth Gusta of Michigan; nephew, Robert Wershoven of Boca Raton, Fla., and Christopher Wershoven, of New York City, NY; and other nephews and nieces.

No services are planned. Marie’s ashes will be laid to rest at Grove Street Cemetery in Massachusetts.

Arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home of DeFuniak Springs.

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