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“Love and sincere condolences from the Kirschke family with fond memories of the Pennock pte. neighborhood we shared in Jupiter. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Patty and Len Kirschke - FL

“We will miss the great stories and the fantastic artwork Jack created that we had a chance to have pass thru our shop. Danielle special condolences...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Marilyn + Mike Welch - Jupiter, FL

“To one of the greatest! Uncle Jack I always enjoyed when you and Auntie Rachel would come up to visit! The stories you and my grandparents shared...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Tanya Aldrich - CT - Family

“We will miss you dearly Dad. Rest in peace. Love, Roy, Jody, Holly and Daphne. Honey too ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Royal Dupuis - Hobe Sound, FL

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Jack Wayne Dupuis, 82, of Jupiter, FL passed away peacefully on January 1, 2017. Born in Meriden, CT on April 24, 1934 to the late Royal and Dorothy (Crowley) Dupuis, he graduated Glastonbury High School and entered an apprenticeship with Pratt & Whitney. He then enlisted in the Air Force Strategic Air Command. Upon honorable discharge he pursued his career with Pratt & Whitney until his fulfilled retirement 40 years later.

Jack was a member of the Road Runners Internationale and had worked at Area 51 during his career providing flight test support for all engines installed in the CIA Skunk Works project A-12 Oxcart and then transferred to San Bernardino to assist in the transitioning of the A-12 Oxcart to the SR71 Blackbird in Ram Jet Technical Development. He then moved to Florida and continued support of flight test programs until his retirement in 1992. Jack was extremely proud of his accomplishments and his loving family.

After Retirement, Jack went on to create stunning high-end nautical and aeronautical custom, scale, replica yachts and aircraft for many celebrities and major corporations. His love for the ocean, fishing, and innovative flight technology inspiring many of his pieces.

Jack is survived by his three children, Brett H. Dupuis, Danielle D. Benica (Andrew Benica), Royal H. Dupuis (Jody Dupuis) and his three grandchildren Taylor, Holly and Daphne. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of over 52 years, Rachel, his eldest daughter Monique, his sister Mildred Dupuis Howe and brother George E. Dupuis

A service celebrating Jack's life will be held at 7:00 pm Friday, January 6, 2017 at Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home, 250 Center Street, Jupiter, FL 33458. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 4:00 – 7:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers donation can be made to Hospice of Martin County Florida.