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Anthony Jude Duplantis, Sr.

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. —  Anthony Jude Duplantis, Sr, 67 of North Adams died of a broken heart on Thursday March 16, 2023, 6 days after losing his wife of 37 years.

Born in Houma, Louisiana on August 4, 1955 to the late Lloyd and Mercedes Duplantis. He graduated from South Terrebone High School and attended College at Nichols State University.

Anthony married the love of his life, the late Rachelle Bonneville Duplantis on May 10, 1986 at Saint Joseph’s Church in Chauvin, Louisiana.

Anthony worked for more than 30 years as a Welder and later as a welding inspector. He retired in August of 2021. Anthony was also a devoted husband and father.

He leaves his children, Anthony Jude Duplantis and his wife, Casie Duplantis of Hawaii, Jessica Duplantis of Winters, California, Steven Bonneville of North Adams, Heather Duplantis and her husband Soloman Stewart of Pittsfield, MA, Mandy Bostwick and her husband Michael Bostwick of Adams, MA and Krista Duplantis Foster and her husband Walter Foster of Hidden Valley Lake, CA; 3 sisters, Angela, Denise and Alida; 5 brothers, Lloyd (Laddie) Eric, peter, Patrick and Elias; 10 grandchildren, Darren, Connor, Evan, Baylon, Daiten, Hadley, Walter, Kristopher, Jonny and Jonah and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

FUNERAL NOTICE: FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Rachelle Duplantis and Anthony Duplantis Sr. will be celebrated on Monday, March 20, 2023 at 11:00 AM at St Stanislaus Church, Adams Ma. A reception will follow at Bounti-Fare Restaurant. Flynn & Dagnoli Funeral Homes, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247 is entrusted with arrangements. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit

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Will remember Tony fondly and all the beautiful music he brought into this world. God bless
from: Christine girardon: 03-26-2023

I am so saddened to hear of Tony's passing just after Rachelles. Prayers and thoughts to all of you.
Breck Baker
from: Breck Bakeron: 03-22-2023

I am at lost for words on the passing of Tony. The only comfort from all of this loss for this precious family is that Rachelle and Tony will be together in internal rest. Prayers for all your peace and comfort at this most difficult time.
from: Pam Sistoon: 03-20-2023

I'm so sorry for your loss. I had just met him for the first time last Sunday in Father Paul's office, and he told me about his wife. He was a very nice man. My sincerest sympathies to the family.
from: Bethon: 03-20-2023

Steve, so sorry to read this about your mom and dad.
from: on: 03-20-2023

To The Duplantis Family, Too soon for another loss. I am so sorry.
from: Pam Kidderon: 03-19-2023

To the Duplantis family: Such a heartbreak for all of you you. Your absolutely wonderful loving parents. There are no words , just time to find a way to have the faith they both didin God, to help you through the days ahead. Your memories and love of and for each other will be your strength, to endure this heartwrenching most difficult time. Prayers and blessings.
from: Darlene Mancinion: 03-18-2023