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Carl W. Dupre

April 27, 1930 ~ January 6, 2020 (age 89)


Carl (“Sonny”) William Dupre, 89, of Bridgewater, MA., passed away at Good Samaritan Hospital on January 6, 2020 after a brief stay.  He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Gloria (Giovanini) Dupre.  He also leaves behind his children Michelle (Dupre) Bourke and her husband John of Bourne, Derrick Dupre and his wife Lynn of Bridgewater, his sister-in-law Barbara (Giovanini) Metcalf and husband Bill of Bridgewater, 6 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, his nieces and nephews and their spouses. Carl was predeceased by his sister, Marjorie (Dupre) Goode of East Bridgewater and his sister Joan Dupre of Middleboro.

Carl was born on April 27, 1930, in Westport, MA to William O. Dupre and his wife Lily (Erickson) Dupre. He was raised in Middleboro, MA, and graduated from Middleboro High School in 1948. Carl and Gloria were married in 1951 in Bridgewater where they raised their family. He worked for the Bay State Gas company for 35 years, retiring in 1997.  “Sonny” was an avid sportsman who loved hunting and fishing and spent many summers boating at the family cottage on Cape Cod - but what he cherished most was the time he spent with his family, particularly with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Donations may be made in his memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or the American Heart Association. This is preferred in place of flowers.

In lieu of services, all friends and family are welcome to attend a Celebration of Life which will be held in the Banquet Room at Barrett’s Fireside Grille, 30 Bedford Street, Middleboro MA on Saturday, February 22nd between 2pm and 6pm. A Mass will be offered in Carl’s name on Sunday, February 23rd at 12:00pm (Noon) at Saint Thomas Aquinas Church, 103 Center Street, Bridgewater MA.

We encourage you to use the “Tribute Wall” above to view and share condolences, kind thoughts, fond memories and appropriate pictures or videos of Carl.

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Celebration of Life
February 22, 2020

2:00 PM
Barrett's Fireside Grille
30 Bedford Street
Middleboro, MA 02346


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

American Heart Association
P.O. Box 417005, Boston MA 02241

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