Westfield-Barbara Alice Frisbie Duperrault, 97, passed away peacefully on October 19 after a short illness. She was born in Westfield to the late Porter Theron and Alice (Hoskins) Frisbie of West Granville. Barbara graduated from Westfield High School in 1939. She was employed at Standard Electric Time and Westfield Manufacturing prior to marriage. She later worked in the Westfield School System. Barbara was a member of the First United Methodist Church for 68 years where she was actively involved in World Missions, Sunday School, Fund Raising, and the United Methodist Women’s organization. She also volunteered at Baystate Noble Hospital for 10 years. She will be remembered for her love of family, church and service to others. Barbara enjoyed bike riding, walking and Bible study with friends. She is pre-deceased by her brother Donald P. Frisbie, who died in WW II, her beloved husband, Donald W. Duperrault and her good friend Douglas Falconer. She leaves her son, Glenn P. Duperrault and his wife Lydia of Southington, CT, daughter Jean D. Tom of Monroe, CT and three cherished granddaughters: Alicia and Hannah Tom and Amanda Wishart Cohen. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the doctors and staff at Baystate Noble Hospital and the Homecare Team for their expert and compassionate care of Barbara. A memorial service will be held on November 2 at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Westfield. Lunch will also be provided. A private burial will be held at West Granville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Sunday School Fund at the First United Methodist Church, 16 Court Street, Westfield. Firtionadams.com
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