Funeral services for Jean C. Duprey, age 95, of Ogdensburg, will be held on Monday, March 12, 2018, at 4:00PM at Frary Funeral Home with Rev. Laurena Wickham Wills officiating. Burial will be in Ogdensburgh Cemetery in the Spring. Calling hours will be held on Monday, March 12, 2018 from 2:00PM until the time of the funeral services at Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg. Mrs. Duprey passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Riverledge Nursing Home.
Jean is survived by a son, Michael and his wife, Sandra, of Ogdensburg, NY; grandchildren, Becky Duprey and her wife, Barbara Burwell, Michele Zulauf and her husband, Donald, Michael Duprey and his wife, Judy, Mathew Duprey and Billy Joe Duprey all of Ogdensburg, NY, John Cardello of Tulsa, OK, Douglas Duprey of Lisbon, NY, Amy Gavin of Pennsylvania; a daughter-in-law, Kimberly Duprey of Lisbon, NY; eighteen great grandchildren; ten great great grandchildren; a sister, Harriett Foeppal of Eustis, FL, and nieces, nephews and cousins. She is predeceased by a son, Danny L. Duprey in 2003 and a grandson, Stephen Paul Duprey, in 2014; a brother, Glendon Davison; a sister, Marion Kauffman, in 1955, and a close friend, Leona Carmody.
Jean was born on October 15, 1922, in Saskatchewan, Canada, the daughter of Vid and Eva Brough Davison. Jean married Stillman (Stutz) Duprey on April 16, 1941, in Anniston, Alabama, with Rev. Dr. Clark officiating. Mr. Duprey predeceased her on July 4, 1967. Jean worked at Newell’s Factory in 1969 and retired in 1985.
Jean was a member of the Ogdensburg Senior Citizens Club. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Jean also loved dancing and telling stories of the past.
Donations may be made in Jean’s memory to Riverledge Adult Home, C/o Activities Department, 8103 State Highway 68, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.