Alan Paul Dubay
Dubay, Alan Paul Alan entered eternal life on Jan. 20, 2018 at the age of 80. He was born in Mpls., MN on May 17, 1937 to Elie Dubay and Leah (Caron) Dubay. Alan attended Holland Public, Notre Dame Parish and De La Salle schools in Minneapolis. He was ordained as a Marist priest in 1962 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Alan was assigned to New Caledonia in the South Pacific where he served as a missionary for over 50 years. His ministry included educational, catechetical, sacramental and pas-toral activities in Belep, Koumac, Poum, and Canala. His linguistic skills as simultaneous translator and interpreter were often called upon for major diocesan and regional meetings, conventions and conferences with frequent travel to neighboring islands in the South Pacific. During his years in New Caledonia, Alan contributed to Justice and Peace Commission endeavors as diocesan delegate. Alan retired in 2011 at Ma Maison Little Sisters of the Poor in Noumea, New Caledonia. He will be remembered in love for his gentle, unassuming, selfless and steadfast devotion to God and others. Alan is survived by his sister, Marie Dubay of Ingleburn, Australia and many nieces, nephews and cousins in the USA. He is predeceased by brothers, Fr. Thomas Dubay, S.M., Dcn. Frank Dubay, and Elie Dubay, and sisters, Vernanne Paquette, and Norma Schepers. Memorials may be made to Marist Mission Office, 698 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215. A memorial Mass is planned at the Church of St. Louis, King of France, 506 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:00am.
Published on May 13, 2018
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