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Tell City, Indiana
Raphael W. DuPont, 98, passed away August 28, 2019 at Golden Living Center.
He was born June 22, 1921 near Leopold, Indiana in Perry County, son of the late William and Rosa (Flamion) DuPont. Also preceding him in death was his wife of 77 years, Vivian (Howell) DuPont, who passed away in 2018; their son, Christopher DuPont; great grandson, Christopher Earl Reiter; son in law, Bob Hagman; sisters, Martha Hubert, Ida Mae Goffinet and Mary Mullis; and brothers, Johnny, Eddie, Lawrence and “Gussie” DuPont.
Raphael was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church and William Tell Senior Citizens. He enjoyed playing euchre, listening to blue grass music, dancing, and most of all, having family gatherings.
Survivors include his children, Mary Carparelli (Peter), Helena, MT, Janice Hagman-Etienne (J.B.), Tell City, Doug DuPont (Phyllis), Sebring, FL, Jim DuPont (Donna), Cannelton, Mike DuPont (Nan), Daniel DuPont (Claudia), all of Tell City and daughter in law, Monica DuPont-Tunks (Jeff), Derby; 25 grandchildren, 7 step grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren, 14 step great-grandchildren and 23 great-great grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM CDT on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at St. Mark Catholic Church. Rev. Dennis Duvelius and Rev. Tony Hollowell will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Augustine Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4:00-7:00 PM and Saturday 8:30-9:15 AM at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark Catholic Church, St. Augustine Cemetery or Heart to Heart Hospice.