Zara Maxine (Rishell) Duperron 90 of Haller St. in the Indian Orchard section of Springfield died Sunday October 24 in a Hampden nursing home. Born in Johnstown, PA September 4, 1920 she was the daughter of the late Maxwell D. and Freda V. (Smith) Rishell. Maxine had worked for several years as an educator, having taught kindergarten,first and second grade, in a Catholic school, she later worked as a secretary for the Division of Forestry for the State of California – San Bernadino. She was the widow of Joseph A. Duperron who died October 10, 1989. Maxine is survived by her loving daughters, Sherry A. Meyer and her husband Deacon Edward Meyer of Ludlow, Doris Thomas and her husband Richard of Hesperia, CA and Gail Schwartz of Hoover, AL. Grandmother of 10, Great-Grandmother of 19, Great-Great Grandmother of 1. Funeral Services Celebrating the lives of Maxine and her husband Joseph will be Saturday October 30, 2010.
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Funeral Services Celebrating the lives of Maxine and her husband Joseph will be Saturday October 30, 2010. A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be offered by the Catholic Community of St. Elizabeth in St. John the Baptist Church 181 Hubbard St. Ludlow at 11 AM. Msgr. Homer P. Gosselin will preside. Rites of Committal will be at a later date in Green Acres Memorial Garden in Bloomington, CA.