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Janet S. Lupia

Janet S. Lupia, age 90, a long-time resident of Ogdensburg, a place she continued to hold dear to her heart, died in Venice, Florida on November 17, 2018. The daughter of Kenneth C. Rogers and Eva (Charlesbois) Rogers, she was born on June 28, 1928, in Washington, DC and grew up on a farm outside of Watertown, NY. She is predeceased by her husband Eugene E. Lupia Sr. and son, Edward E. Lupia and a brother, John C. Rogers.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Ellen (Lupia) O’Sullivan and Gary O’Sullivan of Siesta Key, FL and her son, Eugene E. Lupia, Jr. and his wife, Christine (Montroy) Lupia, of Venice, FL, and a brother, Jean C. Rogers of Watertown, NY. She leaves behind grandchildren, Jennifer Lupia of Fairfax, VT, Brandon Lupia of Baltimore, MD, Adam Lupia of Hilton, NY, Ian Lupia of Watertown, NY, and Rachel Lupia of Venice, FL as well as several great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

As a child, Janet attended a one room school house; graduated salutatorian of her class in Sackets Harbor (NY) High School and earned an associates degree from ATI (now SUNY Canton) in Canton, NY. For decades, she served as the Secretary-Treasurer of Lupia Electrical Supply, Inc.

Janet was an active part of the Ogdensburg community leading Brownie and Girl Scout troops, a long-time member and past-president of the Ogdensburg Zonta Club.

Donations may be made to the or the Diocese of Ogdensburg’s Bishop Fund or the Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club.

Funeral services be held on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at St. Mary’s Chapel at 10:00AM. Burial will be held in Ogdensburg at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg.

15 Comments

  • Sue McPherson Lockhart English Posted November 27, 2018 5:28 PM

    So sorry to hear of your loss. My uncle Chuck Benson worked at Lupia Electric. We were just talking about the family and wondering where everyone was living. May your memories help you through this sad time .

  • Judith A Benson Posted November 27, 2018 5:32 PM

    So sorry to hear about your Mom, Ellen and Eugene. I remember her well from all the years that Chuck worked at Lupia Electric. Thinking of you and the family at this sad time.

  • the messina family Posted November 27, 2018 5:33 PM

    gene and family I am so sorry for your loss janet was a great lady and I knew her well rob messina

  • Pat Hackett, Sr., Julie and Pete Cliff Posted November 27, 2018 9:28 PM

    Sincere Sympathy to the entire Lupia family! So many fond memories and a friendship that stood the test of time. May God’s peace be with all of you!

  • Lori & Pat Hackett Posted November 28, 2018 10:36 AM

    Gene…we were very sorry to read of your Mom’s passing…our condolences to you and your family.

  • Lori Paquette Potter Posted November 28, 2018 3:30 PM

    I’m so sorry Eugene, Ellen and family.. You all were part of my life for 22 years and we became a family at work. I hope your doing well and I will see you in June. Love Lori ❤️

  • Jane Hackett Backus Posted November 28, 2018 3:52 PM

    Warm thoughts of the Lupia family – Janet had such a memorable voice – always a delight to visit with her. . Our deepest sympathies Mark and Jane (Hackett) Backus

  • Sandy Kendall Posted November 28, 2018 5:35 PM

    Eugene, Our sincere condolence to you and your family.
    Sandy and Ken Kendall

  • James Rogers Posted November 29, 2018 2:52 PM

    Gene and Family very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and Prayers.

  • Cindy (Corbett) Jones Posted November 29, 2018 3:30 PM

    Ellen and family. So sorry for your loss. Your mom is in a better place now. We met over 60 years ago. in Watertown. e-mail God bless. Love, Bill and Cindy (Corbett) Jones

  • Kathy and Jerry Richards Posted November 30, 2018 1:50 PM

    So sorry to hear the loss of your mother and grandmother. She was such a sweet lady always enjoyed visiting with her. We have fond memories of being camp neighbors on the river years ago. . Thoughts and prayers 🙏🏻

  • sandra putney Posted November 30, 2018 5:06 PM

    Wonderful memories of Mrs. Lupia from Girl Scouts. Sympathy to her family and friends.

  • Connie Ott Posted December 1, 2018 4:57 PM

    Condolences to the Lupia family on the loss of a very special lady. I always enjoyed spending time with Janet as a member of the Ogdensburg Zonta Club. May she RIP.

  • Tom and Lisa Woodward Posted December 5, 2018 12:49 PM

    So sorry for your loss.

  • Larry Dominie Posted December 6, 2018 9:20 PM

    Sorry to hear about your mom! I have fond memories of her working at Lupia Electric! She was a great person and always a great help to me!

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