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July 11, 1929 ~ April 9, 2022 (age 92)
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Dorothy J. Lepage, 92, passed away on April 9, 2022, at Baystate Noble Hospital in Westfield. Dorothy was born on July 11, 1929 in Chicopee, MA to James and Bernadine (Keeler) Raper.

She worked as a nurse’s aide at the Providence Hospital for many years while also raising four children. Dorothy was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family most of all and was kind and generous in all that she did. Her life was always filled with friends and family.  

She enjoyed 69 years of marriage to her husband, Roland A. Lepage, who predeceased her in 2017. Dorothy was also predeceased by her parents, her son Dean Lepage, and her two brothers, James and Jack Raper.

She is survived by her loving daughters, Dale Lapointe and her husband Philip of Granville, with whom she lived, and Diane Bujnicki and her fiance Michael Riley of Lutz, FL, her loving son David Lepage and his wife Anne-Marie of Fulton, NY, her sister Pearl Vivier of Greenfield, MA, 8 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren, and her sister-in-law Dorothy Raper of VT

The Mass will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at  Our Lady of the Lake Church, 224 Sheep Pasture Rd, Southwick, MA. Burial will follow in St. Rose de Lima Cemetery, Olsen Street, Chicopee, MA 01020.

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Funeral Mass
April 19, 2022

10:00 AM
Our Lady of the Lake Parish
224 Sheep Pasture Rd.
Southwick, MA 01077

Interment following funeral service
April 19, 2022

St. Rose De Lima Cemetery
49 Olsen St.
Chicopee, MA 01020


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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