Theresa J. Dupont

Theresa J. Dupont, 80, a longtime resident of Nashua, NH, and Milford, NH, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at the Community Hospice House, Merrimack, NH with her family by her side. She was born March 21, 1934 in Nashua, daughter of the late Henry and Aurore (Desautels) Theriault.

She married her husband, Armand R. Dupont May 16, 1953 at St. Francis Church in Nashua. They moved their family to Milford in July 1970 where she lived until his death June 6, 1988 after 35 years of marriage.

Theresa dedicated her life to the care of others. As a mother, wife, sibling and friend she put the welfare of family and friends above her own. For many years she also worked in the Health Care profession to provide care and comfort to the elderly in nursing homes and in their personal residences. Theresa volunteered much of her time to community service with V.O.I.C.E. (Volunteer and Organize in Community Education), was a volunteer at the Friendship Club and several area churches in Nashua and Milford where she attended.

She is survived by her daughter whom she lived with, Deborah Dupont of Nashua; three sons, Paul Dupont of Milford, NH, Michael Dupont and his wife Terri Lesco of Nashua and Col. Joseph Dupont (US Army) of Havre de Grace, MD; six grandchildren, Jeremy Dupont and his wife Robin of Nashua, Christopher Lesco and his fiancée Caitlin Walsh of Windermere, FL, Brendon Dupont of Nashua, Kortnie, Armanda and Alexa Dupont, all of Lake Tapps, WA; five great-grandchildren, Quenten Freeman, Jacob, Jaiden and Tristen Dupont and Carter Messina, all of Nashua. She is also survived by a sister, Rita Houle of Manchester, NH; and two sisters-
in-law, Helen Theriault of Litchfield, NH, Nancy Theriault of Holland, MA; a brother-in-law, Leopold Dupont of Nashua; and by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Armand R. Dupont in 1988; her daughter, Donna Jean; by nine siblings, Margaret Renaud, Florence Dawson, Lorraine Sakowitcz, Wilfred, Robert, Edgar and Richard Theriault, Isabelle Roy, Lena Veilleux; and by her grandson, Michael Lesco.

Visiting hours will be held Monday, September 22, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00pm followed by a funeral service at 7:00pm Monday in the Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, 26 Kinsley St., Nashua. Interment will be in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Nashua at 10:00am Tuesday. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Community Hospice House, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054 or visit www.hhhc.org. Condolences may be offered at www.zissweeneyfuneralhome.com.