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Ronald Joseph Dupont

Born: Mon., Jul. 14, 1924
Died: Sat., Mar. 5, 2016

Memorial Mass

9:00 AM Sat., Mar. 19, 2016
Location: St. Mary's Church


1:00 PM Fri., Apr. 01, 2016
Location: Massachusetts National Cemetery

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Ronald J. Dupont, 91, of New Bedford passed away on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at home surrounded by his loving family.

He was the beloved husband of the late Hazel G. Dupont.

Born in New Bedford, he was the son of the late Joseph I. Dupont and Florida (Brosseau) Dupont.

He was the loving father of Gail A. Carignan and her husband Dennis of New Bedford, Donna M Costa and her husband Joseph of Rochester and Anne Marie Carreiro and her husband Mario of Fairhaven. He is also survived by five grandchildren: Adam Carreiro and his wife Kate, Lori Costa, Lisa Costa, Eric Carreiro and Amanda Carreiro. He also had one great-granddaughter, Bridget Carreiro. Ronald had one sister, Florida Cormier of New Bedford and several nieces and nephews.

Ronald served in both Korea and World War II and 30 years as an Army Reservist. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Korea War Veterans Association Chapter 299, and Acushnet Company Retirees Club. He was a recipient of the Marion Medal from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fall River. Ron enjoyed roller skating and bowling with his family.

He retired from Acushnet Company as a Curing Technician, Rubber Division, and he was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in New Bedford.

The family would like to express their sincere thanks to Southcoast VNA and Hospice Care during his illness. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Southcoast VNA and Hospice by going to HPCFM (online.)

His Memorial Mass to which friends and relatives are respectfully invited to attend will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 9 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church, 343 Tarkiln Hill Rd., New Bedford, MA.

Arrangements are under the loving direction of South Coast Chapel, East Freetown, MA 02717.  www.southcoastchapel.com

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Joyce Taylor
   Posted Wed March 09, 2016
I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad. Please find peace in the memories you have had with him and take comfort in the prayers being sent your way.

Victor Carreiro
   Posted Wed March 09, 2016
Please accept my Sincerest Condolences..My Prayers are with you at this moment of grief..God Bless You All..Ronald is now reunited with Hazel in God's Arms..

Norma M Kames
   Posted Wed March 09, 2016
My sincere sympathy goes out to Ronny's family. He was a very special person and lived a full life. He will be missed by all who knew him. My memories him of will be there forever. He and my sister Hazel had a wonderful rewarding life with three great daughters.

May he rest in peace.

Carla Pinto
   Posted Wed March 09, 2016
I wanted to extend my sincere condolences to the entire family. May God continue by your side and provide comfort throughout this difficult and sad time.

Liane Robinson
   Posted Wed March 09, 2016
Gail and family - so sorry to hear of your loss. God Bless you all at this time and always.

Patti Lentz Haley
   Posted Wed March 09, 2016
Dupont Family, we are very sorry for your loss. He had a full life and will never be forgotten. Hugs to all. The Lentzes

Sylvia Barros
   Posted Wed March 09, 2016
Gail and family. Randy and I would like to offer our sincere condolences for your loss. May God be with you at this most difficult time.

Ed Boyer
   Posted Wed March 09, 2016
My sincerest condolences to the family. I will miss you uncle Ronnie.

Jessica S
   Posted Fri March 11, 2016
My deepest condolences to your family during this hard time.

Bernadette Carignan
   Posted Wed March 16, 2016
My deepest sympathy to you and family

Patti DeMello
   Posted Thu March 17, 2016
Gail, Donna & Ann Marie, My deepest sympathy for you and your families on the loss of your Dad. He was one of my Dad's closet friends along with your Mom. God Speed Uncle Ronnie.

Glenn Gertridge
   Posted Fri March 18, 2016
My sincerest condolences to Ron's family. My father and I both worked with Ron at Acushnet Co. He personally trained me, and he was an extremely kind man who I was very fond of. He was a wonderful man who I thoroughly enjoyed knowing. I'm very sorry for your loss.

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