Mr. duMaire was born Aug. 23, 1959, in Youngstown, a son to Arnold J. and Patricia A. Patrick duMaire.
A 1977 graduate from Hubbard High School, he worked as a self-employed heavy-equipment operator. He also found employment with the Hubbard Township Road Department and Hubbard Police Department as a mechanic, as well as with McDaniel Trucking Co., Hubbard, as a truck driver.
His memberships included being a life member of National Rifle Association and A.B.A.T.E. of Pennsylvania, for which he was the state coordinator for the past two years. He was active as a hunter and trapper teacher in Ohio through the Hubbard Conservation Club.
In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and working on cars and motorcycles.
Survivors include: his son, Bernard J. duMaire II; his daughters, Tamie and Angela duMaire; and his brothers, Patrick, John and Joseph duMaire, all Hubbard; his sisters, Cindy Long, Cortland; Ginger Hutchings, Lakeland, Fla.; Kelly Scott, Champion, Ohio; Terri Bokor, Bay City, Texas; and Wendy Clark, Hollywood, Fla.; and his four grandchildren, Dominic, Alexis, Alyssa and Mathew.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
As suggested by BJ, memorial contributions may be made to A.B.A.T.E. of Pennsylvania, Box 15226, Harrisburg, PA 17105.
Bernard James “BJ,” 54, Hubbard.
Calling hours and service: Time of gathering to honor BJ from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday (11-25-13) in BRICELAND FUNERAL SERVICE, 379 State Route 7 SE, Brookfield.