WESTFIELD ~ Timothy L. Dulude, 66, of Fair Lane in Westfield passed away peacefully on Wednesday evening after a brief illness. Tim was born in Holyoke, a son of the late Armand and Annette (Morgan) Dulude. He was raised and educated in Holyoke and attended local schools. He enlisted in the US Army, serving from 1973 to 1975, serving with the 138th Engineering group at Ft. Riley, Kansas. He later joined the USAF, serving with the 104th Fighter Wing at Barnes Air National Guard. Tim worked as a Tactical Aircraft Mechanic, supporting the A-10 Fighter Wing. He worked for many years with Oscar Bail Shoes in Holyoke, as an expert cobbler in the medical and custom foot care division as well as owning his own cobbler business. He enjoyed playing pool and fishing in his spare time. He enjoyed hiking and backpacking in his younger years with his wife and son. Tim's sense of humor and kindness touched all of our lives in a special way. Tim leaves his son; Timothy R. Dulude of Westfield and his grandson Titus Dulude. His former wife and longtime friend, Darlene (Premont) Dulude of Huntington. His siblings; Michael Dulude and Ann Marie Roberge both of Florida, several nieces and nephews and many dear family and old and new friends throughout the area. In addition to his parents, Tim was predeceased by a brother; Daniel Dulude. THE FAMILY INVITES YOU TO JOIN THEM FOR THE RITES OF COMMITTAL WITH USAF MILITARY HONORS DIRECTLY IN THE CHAPEL OF THE MASSACHUSETTS VETERANS MEMORIAL CEMETERY, 1390 MAIN ST., AGAWAM ON THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2022 AT 3:00 P.M. (Please arrive promptly by 2:50 P.M.)
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