MASSENA — Dolly L. Poupore, 87, of N. Racquette River Road, died on March 9, 2014, at the Massena Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She had been a resident of the St. Regis Nursing Home for the past two years.
Dolly was born on April 26, 1926, in Ellenburg Corners, N.Y., the daughter of Clarence and Laura (Monette) Bond. She married Richard C. Poupore on Oct. 25, 1945, at St. Edmund's Church in Ellenburg, N.Y. Mr. Poupore predeceased her on Sept. 12, 1996. At one time she worked at Head Start as an aide and in earlier years she worked at Ozone Slipper Factory in Bombay, N.Y.
Dolly is survived by her children, Clarence and Carol of Rochester, John and Celia of Syracuse, Ricky and Suzanne of Hamlin, N.Y, Glenn and Tracy of Rochester, Richard and Julia of Massena, Constance and Edward Gardiner of Kingston, Ont., Madonna Guilbeault of Massena, Geraldine and David Atkinson of Fishkill, N.Y., Laurie and Robert Shantie of Massena, Kimberly and Michael Brannen of Massena; a daughter in-law, Rhonda (Richer) Poupore of Massena; many grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Also surviving Dolly are her siblings, Irlene Manor of Marango, Ohio, Donald Bond of Plattsburgh, Richard "Gary" Bond of Hinsdale, N.H.; many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a son Anthony on Dec. 1, 2013; and a daughter, Natalie McDonald on April 16, 2001.
Friends and family may be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 12, at Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. A Mass of Resurrection will be held at noon on Thursday, March 13, at Church of Sacred Heart with Rev. Donald J. Manfred presiding. Burial will be held in the spring in Calvary Cemetery.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions may do so to Hospice & Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley of American Cancer Society. Arrangements are with the Phillips Memorial Home in Massena where online condolences may be made to www.phillipsmemorial.com.