Margaret Ann () Dupre, age 79, of Lakeville, MA, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at Island Terrace Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Joseph F. Walkden and Arthur Dupre.
Born in Fall River, the daughter of the late William J. Simmons and Catherine McCarthy. She was employed as a nurse for various hospitals and nursing homes in the Fall River area before working at Laconia State School in Laconia, N.H. She was a member of the United States LST Association. Mrs. Dupre enjoyed traveling, animals and collecting porcelain dolls.
She is survived by her sons, David Walkden & his wife Allison of East Bridgewater, MA, Joseph Walkden of Rhode Island and Jeffrey Walkden & wife Heidi of Fall River; a daughter, Cheryl Walkden of Fall River; several grandchildren; one great grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
Following cremation, a memorial service will be held on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 11:00AM in the BOULE FUNERAL HOME, 615 Broadway, Fall River, MA. Visitation will be held prior to service from 10:00AM to 11:00AM. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Fall River.