June 1, 1926 - March 18, 2018
Robert Thomas Dupree, 91, of Chateaugay died, Sunday, March 18, 2018 at his home. Born on June 1, 1926 in Ellenburg Center, NY, he was the son of Thomas J. and Margaret (Silver) Dupree. He was married to Edna Decosse on August 25, 1948 in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Churubusco. She predeceased him on October 29, 2000. When Bob was first married to Edna, he worked for Esmond Decosse on the farm in Churubusco. He also worked for Gagnier’s Potato Farm and the milk plant in Churubusco and Crawford’s Feed Store in Burke. Bob owned and operated the Pleasant View Farm from 1960 to 1988. He then began working for the Franklin County Highway Department retiring in 1997. He was a member of the Town Board of Chateaugay for 16 years and he was one of the founders of the Burke Fire Department. He was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church, Chateaugay and a member of the Knights of the Columbus, Chateaugay. Bob is survived by his three daughters, Donna Barnes of Chateaugay, Margaret “Peggy” Shaw, and her husband, Marty of Malone, Lori Fleury, and her husband, Greg of Burke; two sons, Ricky Dupree of Moira, Stephen Dupree and his wife, Lisa of Malone; a daughter-in-law, Alice Dupree; ten grandchildren, Kelly Barnes, Nicky (Barnes) and Keith Bogert, Jamie (Fountain) and Bernie Capal, Robbie Shaw, Haley (Dupree) Mnatzaganian, Matthew Fleury, Katie Dupree, Ben Dupree, Jeremy Dupree, Desiree Plumadore; four great-grandchildren, Brooklyn and Riley Barnes, Sam and Sidney Capal, Jackson and Samantha Bogert; a sister, Norma Nichols and her husband Lawrence of Churubusco. Besides his wife, Edna, he was predeceased by his parents, a son, Daniel Dupree and two brothers, Maynard Dupree and Richard Dupree and a son-in-law, Barry Barnes. Calling hours will be held at Chateaugay Funeral Home on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 23, in St. Patrick’s Church, Chateaugay with Rev. Tom Kornmeyer officiating. Spring burial will take place at Immaculate Heart Cemetery, Churubusco. Donations in his memory may be made to Chateaugay and Burke Fire Departments.
Robert Thomas Dupree, 91, of Chateaugay died, Sunday, March 18, 2018 at his home. Born on June 1, 1926 in Ellenburg Center, NY, he was the son of Thomas J. and Margaret (Silver) Dupree. He was married to Edna Decosse on August 25, 1948 in Immaculate... View Obituary & Service Information
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