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March 26, 1953 ~ February 3, 2021 (age 67)

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AGAWAM – Donna Marie Boyer (Dupuis), 67, passed away at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, MA on February 3, 2021. 

Donna was born on March 26, 1953, in Holyoke, MA to William Dupuis and Shirley (Corbeille) Dupuis. 

Donna was a member of Cat Fanciers’ Association for over 10 years, where she showed many of the Persian cats she bred and raised through her cattery, KatKraze. 

Donna made arts and crafts which she showcased at many local venues.  Donna also enjoyed fine jewelry.  She and her ex-husband bought, sold, and traded jewelry for many years.   Donna was an avid reader and enjoyed watching movies.  Many will remember Donna for the time she worked as a bartender in Chicopee and South Hadley areas, 

Donna is predeceased by her parents William and Shirley Dupuis, her sister Sharon Dupuis, and her brother-in-law Wayne Charon. 

Donna leaves her children: Nicholas Pappas and his wife Kelly of Conway, SC,  Kyle Boyer of Southwick, MA, and Logan Boyer of Westfield, MA, her siblings: Linda Dupuis of Springfield, MA, Barry Dupuis of Springfield, MA, Jo-Ann Gagnon of Chicopee, MA, Tracy Dupuis of Springfield, MA, and Gwyn Levesque of Chicopee, MA, her grandchildren: Nathaniel Coughlin, Justin Coughlin, and Kolsen Coughlin, along with many other family members and friends. 

There are no calling hours and all services are private for the family only. 

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End of life arrangements entrusted to Avalon Funeral & Cremation Services, 691 College Hwy, Southwick, MA 01077


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