Theresa Elizabeth Dupe, New Waterford

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Theresa Elizabeth Dupe, 69, on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.

Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Bobby and Mary Harte.

In earlier years, Theresa enjoyed dancing at the Heather, walking, cooking and baking. Most of all, she loved being surrounded by family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

Surviving are her husband, William Dupe; daughters, Carrie (Fred) Jamieson, Glace Bay, Lisa Dupe, New Waterford; son, Bill Dupe (Carolee MacKenzie), Sydney; brothers, Tommy (Diane) Peckham, Dougie Peckham, and Joey Peckham; sisters, Shirley Peckham and Betty Parsons; grandchildren, Kate, Adam, Ashley, Charles, and Emma; great-grandchildren, Denver and Caleb; aunts, Agnes Peckham and Margie Harte also survived by many cousins.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by brothers Wally Peckham and Kevin Peckham; sister, Marie Hogan.

There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford. A chapel service for family and  friends will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Father Ray Huntley officiating. Donations in her memory may be made to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at: