Peter Joseph Wacks, 79, of Beverly, died Jan. 23.

Visitation will be held Jan. 31, from 4 to 8 p.m., at Curley Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be held Feb. 1, at 10:30 a.m., at St. John Fisher Roman Catholic Church. Private interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

He is survived by his friend and companion of 43 years, Margie Malone; his brother, Michael Francis (Carole) Wacks; and many cousins from the Cox, Rhodes and Jensen families.

Wacks was a graduate of Canisius Jesuit High School and Canisius Jesuit College in Buffalo, NY. He earned his juris doctorate from Syracuse Law School. After law school, he entered the FBI in 1966 as a special agent. Wacks retired from the FBI in 1997 with 31 years of service.

Memorials are appreciated to the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI General Scholarship Fund, 3717 Fettler Park Dr., Dumfries, VA 22025-2048.