Donald J. DuBois

Donald J. DuBois, 86, of Rochester, formerly of Newton, died Sunday, March 28, 2021 peacefully at his home surrounded by family and friends. He was the husband of Frances B. (Bucelwicz) DuBois.

            Born in Watertown, he was the son of the late Eugene and Anna (Kidik) DuBois. Raised in Newton, Don worked with his brothers at DuBois Corporation in Newton. A longtime summer resident of Briarwood in Wareham, he moved to Rochester 17 years ago.

            Mr. DuBois also a U.S. Army veteran.  He enjoyed fishing, lobstering and scalloping.

            He is survived by his wife, Frances; his children, Donald J. DuBois, Jr. and his fiancé Linda Koliscz of Fairhaven, Douglas DuBois and his wife Kamryn of Millis, and Donna DuBois of Newton; his brothers, Eugene DuBois of FL, and Frederick DuBois of Norfolk; six grandchildren, Brielle Chase, Addison DuBois, Sheridan DuBois, Olivia DuBois, Maxwell DuBois and Jordyn Turin; and 2 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his sister, the late Lorraine Howard.

            A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Mon., April 5, 2021 at St. Patrick’s Church, High St., Wareham at 11:30 am. Interment will follow in Mass. National Cemetery, Bourne. Visiting hours have been omitted.

            Donations in his memory may be made to the Rochester Council on Aging, 67 Dexter Ln., Rochester, MA 02770. Arrangements by Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Wareham. For directions and on-line guestbook visit:

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