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James M. Dupes


James M. Dupes, 86, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the Middletown Home.

He was born on January 25, 1932 in Royalton and was the son of the late Carl E. and Beulah A. (Wolf) Dupes.

James was a member of the Royalton Emmanuel United Methodist Church, American Legion Post 594, and the Kiwanis Club, all of Middletown. James was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during the Korean War. He enjoyed gardening and woodworking.

In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his loving wife, Emily S. Dupes and three brothers, Richard C., Kenneth C. and Earl C. Dupes.

He is survived by his three children, Margaret Dupes Kinsinger and her husband Terry, James C. Dupes and Donald C. Dupes; brother, Robert C. Dupes; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 E. Main St., Middletown, with the Rev. Dan Gilbert officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Burial with Military Honors will be in Middletown Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Legion Post 594, 137 E. High St., Middletown, PA 17057, or to the Kiwanis Club of Middletown.

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