Mary Dupre Obituary, Death – After a long battle with sickness, Mary E. Dupre, 68, from Worcester, Massachusetts, passed away on Monday, April 3, 2023, at her home with her family. She is survived by her husband of 43 years, James A. Dupre; their two daughters, Nicole Kinneavy and Suzanne Langevin and their respective husbands; and their five grandchildren: Danielle, Liam, and Parker Kinneavy, Julia, and Andrew Langevin.
She also leaves behind her brother T. Daniel Clayborne and his wife Nancy, her sister-in-law Janet DiLeo and her husband Nicholas, as well as four nieces and a nephew: Anne Clayborne, Jennifer Myles and her husband Rob, Kate Clayborne and her partner Jane Arden, and Peter DiLeo. Her nephew is also named Peter. 2010 was the year when her sister Betsy Clayborne passed away. Her immediate and extended family, as well as her friends, who are too many to mention and are all extremely loved, will miss her greatly.
Mary Clayborne was the daughter of the late Thomas Clayborne and Elizabeth (Henrickson) Clayborne. She was born in Worcester. She has lived in Worcester her entire life and attended Burncoat High School till she graduated. She graduated from Assumption University with a bachelor’s degree in Social Rehabilitation Services and Counseling as her area of concentration.
In subsequent years, she attended Assumption University to acquire a master’s degree in Special Education. Mary spent the majority of her career as a teacher in the Worcester Public Schools working as a Special Education instructor. She spent the majority of her time working at North High School. She was a lifelong participant at St. George Parish in Worcester, where she was a member of the church choir for a number of years throughout her tenure there.
In addition to that, she was a cantor at both St. George and St. Christopher churches, where she sang at a great number of weddings and funerals. At the Athy Memorial Home, which is located at 111 Lancaster Street in Worcester, calling hours will be held on Tuesday, April 11, from 4 to 7 p.m. Her funeral will be held at St. George Church, which is located at 38 Brattle Street in Worcester, on Wednesday, April 12 at 10 a.m. After the service, burial will take place in the Worcester County Memorial Park in Paxton.