1949 – 2019
East Windsor, CT – Rebecca (Shippee) Dumas, 69, formerly of N. Grosvenordale, passed away on Friday, January 11, 2019 in Fresh River Healthcare. Born in Southbridge, MA, she was the daughter of the late Warren and Andrea (Tetreault) Shippee.
Mrs. Dumas loved spending time with her children. She had a young and adventurous soul. This was most appreciated when she was playing with her grandchildren. She loved day trips with her sisters, viewing the fall foliage and antiquing. She loved to dance, and she always took the backroads.
Rebecca is survived by her son, Jeremy Dumas of Windsor, CT; daughter, Heather Dumas of Danielson; sisters, Cynthia Hackett of Sturbridge, MA, and Sandra Menard of Brimfield, MA; and eight grandchildren, Rachel Landow, Andrew Maher, Lauren Maher, Amanda Clifford, Bryan Clifford, Sara Clifford, Natalie Verraneault, and Derek Verraneault. Rebecca was predeceased by her brother Warren “Bobby” Shippee, and sisters Catherine “Carol” Gauthier and Susan Burlingame.
Funeral arrangements are private and have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St. Putnam, CT. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 200 Executive Blvd., Southington, CT 06489. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.