Russell F. Dupuis, Sr., age 93

of Quincy

Russell F. Dupuis, Sr., age 93

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.


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  • Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Such a kind man. You’ll have beautiful memories of him ❤️

  • Your Dad was a great man. Cherished by many. His legacy will live on in each and every one of his children and grandchildren for years to come. Remember all the great times you all had with him and know he is with his cherished wife and at peace now. With deepest sympathy
    The Foster family

  • Dad, I miss you terribly. The only comfort I have is that your with mom and loving every minute of it. I will make sure your bird house gets placed in the tree near you and mom. I will visit you all the time.
    Love you so very much!!! xoxoxo Dawne

  • Russ and Patrice, please accept our sincere sympathy in the loss of Russ, Sr. Our hearts go out to you, especially at this time of year and with all the challenges 2020 has delivered. Tell all the stories you remember and give yourselves the opportunity to laugh and cry. Hope all is well with Lianne and her family. All our best, Katie and John Dougherty

  • Dawne & Family ,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Your father was a wonderful kind man. When ever we saw him at your family celebrations he always had a beautiful smile on his face and that was because he loved his family so very much. It is so difficult to lose someone we love but your father is with you always he will guide you through life because he set such a wonderful example. God bless your father and your mother. You have a beautiful family that made beautiful memories with your Dad. Love, Linda, John, Cristina, Adriana, Marina & Johnny

  • Dad
    I miss you so much it hurts! The only thing helping me through this. Is knowing you are with Ma again. I will miss our adventures together. We had some fun times. I will cherish every moment. Please watch over us and give mom a huge hug and kiss from me!!! You can do this now because there is no covid in heaven!!! I love you and pray you are at peace. Your famous last words while getting in my car for our travels were… “All Aboard” I will Remember that Forever! RIP Dad.

    Your Baby Denise

  • Our condolences to the Dupuis family on the passing of cousin Russ. We have many fond memories of Russ whenever we were with Russ and Jody at family gatherings. Russ was a smile personified. He lived a long and very productive life. His family is his legacy. RIP, Russell.

  • Russ…
    You were a loved and cherished friend to me. I will forever be a better person for having known you. Your smile, your wit and your contagious laugh will be missed by many. Thanks for everything young man. May you and Jody finally meet again.
    Rest Easy Sailor.

  • Russ was one in a million
    God bless your family

  • Michael and I will miss you. you always had nothing but wonderful things to say about our Sons! That meant so much to us! You were always so happy to see us, that wonderful smile and laugh. It was always a pleasure to see you! We will always appreciate your love for our sons! Rest in peace Russ, I wish I had made you more chocolate cakes! You were always so appreciative! Rest in peace Russ. God Speed!!

  • Our thoughts and prayers and with you in the loss of your father.

  • I remember Russ fondly as we were growing up in and around Quincy/Braintree. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire DuPuis family.

  • Sorry to hear of the loss of Russel.He was one of my nicest and funny customers at stop and shop Braintree.Russ and I would always joke about his suspenders.I will miss his smiling face.May he rest in peace
    Linda Barnes cashier
    Stop and shop Braintree

  • So sorry to hear the loss of your dad. He was a sweet man.
    Thoughts and prayers to entire DuPuis family

  • You are all in our hearts, and so hard no being able to give you each a big hug. But someday soon. He was a funny man with a big heart. He is at peace and in great company with your mom ! xoxox to all of you

    Cathy, Ricky, Sean and Shelby Craig