Massena - Anthony "Tony" B. Poupore, 53, of Roosevelt Road passed away unexpectedly on December 1, 2013 at Massena Memorial Hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Rhonda; two sons, Joshua and Patricia of Scotia, NY, and Jarred and Natalie of Lewisville, NC; a grandson, Coy. He is also survived by five brothers and six sisters, Clarence and Carol of Rochester; John and Celia of Syracuse; Ricky and Suzanne of Hamlin, NY; Glenn and Tracy of Rochester; Richard and Julia of Massena; Constance and Edward Gardiner
He was predeceased by a sister, Natalie McDonald, in 2001.
Tony was born on Dec. 7, 1959 in Massena, the son of Richard and Dolly (Bond) Poupore.
He graduated from Massena High School in 1978. Tony married Rhonda Richer on April 21, 1979 at St. Patrick's Church in Hogansburg with the Rev. Joseph Stickelmyer presiding.
He started employment in Rochester at Gleason Works for two years, and then at Flanders Inn and later at Herritage Homes as a carpenter. In 1999 Tony started work as a heavy equipment operator working for the Town of Massena. Tony was a member of the Teamster Union.
Tony was well known to many people; he enjoyed holding conversations in their company. Tony had the wonderful ability to help others with his carpentering and as a handyman for his family, friends and neighbors.
Those wishing to remember Tony may make memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley or the Massena Rescue Squad.
Friends and family may be received on Wednesday (December 4, 2013) from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 pm at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena.
The Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday (December 5, 2013) at 12:00 pm at Church of Sacred Heart with Rev. Donald J. Manfred presiding. Interment will in Calvary Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Phillips Memorial Home where online condolences may be made to www.phillipsmemorial.com.
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