Joseph P. DuBois, 71, of Elyria, died Monday, April 22, 2013, at his home after a brief illness. He was born February 26, 1942 in Sandusky to Paul and Eleanor DuBois. He graduated from St. Mary's High School in Sandusky and Bellarmine College in Kentucky.
He served with the U.S. Navy as an operating room technician and had been employed as a social worker and in later life, as a house painter.
Joseph is survived by his wife, Janet (nee Smalley); daughter, Chere DuBois; brother, Peter (Shirley) DuBois of Sandusky; and sisters, Mary Singler of Sandusky and Ann (Ed) Pifher of New Washington.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Stephen.
Friends will be received Thursday, April 25, 2013, from 4 P.M. to 7 P.M., at Dicken Funeral Home, 323 Middle Avenue, Elyria. Friends will also be received Friday, April 26, 2013 from 9 A.M. until the time of a 10 A.M. funeral Mass at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 429 Central Avenue, Sandusky. Reverend Father Joseph Steinbauer will be the Celebrant. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Sandusky.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 30080 Hospice Way, Westlake, OH, 44145.
For online condolences visit www.dickenfuneralhome.com