John K. "Jack" DuPree

Born: Mon., Sep. 12, 1927
Died: Fri., Mar. 30, 2012

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John K. "Jack" DuPree, age 84 of Avis, Pa. passed away March 30, 2012 at the Jersey Shore Hospital ICU. He was born in Lock Haven September 12, 1927 to the late Robert and Amy Peeling DuPree. Jack was united in marriage to Frieda Long, August of 1952 who survives. Mr. DuPree was a 1946 graduate of the Lock Haven High School and had gone on to the Williamsport Area Community College. Upon completing his schooling he entered the service serving in the Korean Conflict. After completing his tour of duty he moved back to the Lock Haven area and worked at Piper Aircraft for 32 years retiring in 1984 from the tool and die making department. Jack had also owned and operated the DuPree's Sewing Machine Repair Service in Avis for many years and was a member of the Avis United Methodist Church.Surviving along with his wife Frieda is a daughter Cindy Kreitz of Winter Haven, Fl., a son J. Joseph DuPree of Newtown, Pa., one brother Richard "Sam" DuPree of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and two grandsons. He was preceded in death by a brother Graydon "Pete" DuPree.A memorial service will be announced at a later date by the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home 121 W. Main St. Lock Haven, PAOnline thoughts and memories can be made at

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Shirley "Mayes" Hill

Cindy and Joe, My heart and prayers are with you and your mother in this time of sorrow.

Korrie Lucas

Jack was a wonderful neighbor and a wonderful friend to my Pa, Barney Lucas, for many years. Jack will be greatly missed. My hearfelt prayers and sympathy go out to you Frieda. God bless.

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