Russell F. Dupuis Sr.
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Russell F. Dupuis, Sr., age 93, a longtime Quincy resident, died peacefully, Friday, December 25, 2020 at the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. Russ was born in Central Falls, R.I. He was proud of his Catholic education, having graduated from La Salle Academy in Providence, R.I. Russ was proud to have served in the United States Navy during World War II and after leaving the military, he settled in Quincy where he lived for over seventy years. Russ was employed in the railroad industry for over forty-five years. He began his career with the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, and the Old Colony Railroad as a conductor. Over the years he had also worked for Penn Central, Conrail, Boston & Maine railroads as a train-master and eventually retired as a supervisor with the MBTA at South Station; he was the last surviving conductor of the original Greenbush railway line. Russ was an active life member and chaplain of the Braintree DAV Chapter 29 for many years where he and his late wife, Jody, enjoyed many friendships and good times. He was also a member of the Braintree American Legion Post 86. Russ was a talented carpenter and loved making clocks for his family and friends. He enjoyed spending summers on Cape Cod and family cookouts. Most of all, he was dedicated to his family, especially to his cherished grandchildren and great-grandchildren, supporting all their many activities and accomplishments. Beloved husband for sixty-two years of the late Jody A (Mirra) Dupuis. Devoted father of Russell F. Dupuis, Jr. and his wife Patrice of East Bridgewater, Lisa C. DeAngelo and her husband Domenic of East Bridgewater, Dawne M. Megnia and her husband James of Marshfield, and Denise L. DuPuis of Quincy. Loving grandfather of eight grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. In light of current events, funeral services are private. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint John the Baptist Church in Quincy and entombment, with military honors, will take place at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Russ touched many people in his lifetime with his charity, love, and enthusiasm ("all aboard!!"); he will be deeply missed by all. For those who wish, donations in Russell's memory may be made to the Braintree DAV Chapter 29, 788 Liberty Street, Braintree, MA 02184. Arrangements under the direction of the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy. You are invited to visit www.thesweeneybrothers. com or call 617-472-6344.

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Published in Braintree Forum from Dec. 29, 2020 to Jan. 7, 2021.
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February 6, 2021
I was a next door neighbor of Russell’s for a few years and I am very saddened to hear of his passing. The best word I can think of to define this wonderful man is devotion...to his wonderful family who took great care of him, to his wife, whose grave his visited daily, and to country, as could be seen by his American flags proudly displayed on his pristine home and on his car. This country has lost a true patriot and a very special person. My sympathies to his family. I know he is happily reunited with his wife, making clocks and creating amazing gardens while we miss the heck out of that fine gentleman
Matt cahill
Neighbor
January 5, 2021
To the family of Russell Dupuis,
I am so very sorry for your loss. I knew Mr. Dupuis casually from St. Clare Church where he was part of the "regulars" who enjoyed the coffee and donuts after Sunday mass. He always had a friendly hello ready for anyone and it was my pleasure to see him there on those occasions.
His service to our great nation can't be overlooked either. I hope you will find comfort in your happy memories of him.
Jenifer Walsh
Acquaintance
January 4, 2021
Russ, so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. May his memory be a blessing to you.
Phillip Nimeskern
Friend
January 4, 2021
Mr Dupuis was one in a million.It was a privilege to know him.God bless your family.
Tony May
Friend
December 31, 2020
Mr. DuPuis,

I have vivid memories of you driving around Quincy in your Lil’ Red Truck! And always working hard at keeping your yard looking so beautiful. You had an infectious smile and lived and loved life to the fullest. My heart goes out to your family. You are reunited with Mrs. DuPuis now. May you Rest In Peace❤
Kathy Burnes
Friend
December 31, 2020
Mr. DuPuis,

So many great memories of you driving around Quincy in your Lil’ Red Truck and working in your beautiful yard on the corner of Independence Ave. You truly loved life and lived it to the fullest. May you Rest In Peace w/Mrs. DuPuis

Kathy and Michael Burnes❤
December 30, 2020
Mr. Dupuis,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country when you served with the USN during WW II and for being a member of the Greatest Generation. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas
Mike Casey
December 29, 2020
Dad
YOU were NOT ready for this... NOR WAS I. I will cherish every adventure we went on together. I'll miss you jumping in my car and saying EVERY TIME... "All Aboard" I'm only somewhat at peace because you are with Ma again. I hope there's a beautiful garden up there for you to take care of. There's no covid in heaven, so please give Ma a hug and kiss from me. I miss you both so very much! RIP Dad

Love your Baby,

Denise
Denise
Daughter
December 29, 2020
To Russell’s Family, I am very sorry for your loss. I absolutely just loved and adored him and I will miss him very much. Here is a beautiful photo of him and me at the DAV
Rest In Peace my friend
Lisa Dominico
Friend
December 29, 2020
What a wonderful man, a perfect gentleman. So sorry for all of you. May God keep Russ in the palm of hand. He is together again with the love of his life Jodi❤❤
Mary kenney
Friend
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