Phyllis M. (Bryant) DuPont, 92

Jul 11, 2023

Phyllis M. (Bryant) DuPont, 92, of Mattapoisett died Thursday, July 6, 2023 peacefully at home. She was the wife of the late Anthony J. "Jerry" DuPont.

Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Alfred and Rose (Ventor) Bryant, she lived in New Bedford and Fairhaven before moving to Mattapoisett.

Phyllis was a graduate of Fairhaven High School, Class of 1948.

She was formerly employed at Humphrey, Covill & Coleman Insurance Agency and later at St. Luke's Hospital for many years until her retirement.

Phyllis enjoyed shopping, traveling the country by car with her husband, and spending time with her family.

She is survived by two sons, Jeffrey J. DuPont and his wife Nora and Jay A. DuPont and his wife Lori; her daughter, Jayne M. Mello; seven grandchildren, Kevin DuPont, Hannah DuPont, Jennifer L. Lukey, Abigail DuPont, Justin DuPont, Tyler Mello, and Nikkole Mello; two great-grandchildren, Charlie DuPont and Jamie DuPont; her sister, Alma Fernandes; her sister-in-law, Ann Bryant; and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her siblings, Alfred O. Bryant, Paul A. Bryant, Bernice Sylvia, and Marjorie Sykes.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday, July 14, 2023 from 4-7 PM at the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Mattapoisett. A private family burial service will be held at St. Anthony's Cemetery. For directions and guestbook, visit