Thomas F. Dupuis, Saginaw, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Passed away Friday, October 16, 2009 at Heartland Health Care Center.  Age 78 years.  Thomas F. Dupuis was born November 30, 1930 to the late Dellore and Florence (Savage) Dupuis in Carrollton, Michigan. He married Patricia A. Federico on September 10, 1955.  She preceded him in death October 11, 1992.  Thomas served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. He retired after 39 ½ years of service at Saginaw Steering Gear as a tool grinder. Thomas was a member of St. Helen Catholic Church where he belonged to the Men’s Ushers Club. He was a long time member of the Knights of Columbus. Thomas is survived by two daughters, Julie (Steven) Woodrow and Sandy Bauer; one son, Tim (Karen) Dupuis; his grandchildren, Jason, Jeff, Britney, Tyler, Michael and Megan; his brothers, Ron (Mary Lou) Dupuis, Frank (Laura Lee) Dupuis, and Clarence (Joyce) Dupuis; his sisters, Jeanie Dalton and Renee Allish.  Thomas is preceded him in death by four sisters, Laura Westendorf, Dorothy Spriggs, Marion Davis, and Annie Yaklin and a brother, Gerald Dupuis.  Thomas’s Funeral Liturgy will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at St. Helen Catholic Church, 2445 N. Charles St.  Rev. Fr. Emmett L. Marceau will officiate with entombment at Mt. Olivet Mausoleum.  Military services will take place under the auspices of American Legion Post #439.  Friends may call at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter (off State) on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 from 2:00 to 9:00 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at 11:00 a.m.  A Vigil for Thomas will take place at the funeral home Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Thomas Dupuis Family Wishes. Please share your thoughts and memories with Thomas’ family at the funeral home, church or through www.DeislerFuneralHome.com.