Joyce A. DupreMay 18, 2017
West Springfield- Joyce A. Dupre, 85, passed away Thursday in the comfort of her daughter's home. She was born in Springfield to the late Elvira (Torti) and Ernest Taddei. Joyce was a graduate of Springfield High School of Commerce. She worked for many years at the former Farmer's Exchange. Joyce loved to cook for her family and her greatest joy in life was spending time with family and friends. Joyce was predeceased by her beloved husband of 48 years, Ronald Dupre in 2004. She was the loving mother of Kim Dupre-Herbert and her husband Christopher of Westfield, Dean Dupre and his wife Donna of Agawam and Gregg Dupre of W. Spfld., devoted grandmother of Bryana, Amanda and Megan Dupre and Amie James, Nicole Roy and Terry Ross. She was predeceased by her sisters, Janet Small and Gloria Descanio. The funeral mass will be Wednesday 1:00 pm in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 47 Pine Street, W. Spfld.. The burial will follow at MA Veterans' Memorial Cemetery. Toomey-O'Brien Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, 555 Long Wharf Dr., New Haven, CT 06511.