FARMINGTON, Conn. - Longtime automobile dealer Stephen Barberino Sr. died July 29. He was 83. He was the owner of Stephen AutoMall Centre in Bristol, Conn.
BOBCAYGEON, Ontario - Hector Dupuis, director and former executive vice president of Toyota Canada Inc., died July 13. He was 68.
He joined Toyota in Montreal in 1964 as the regional manager for eastern Canada of CMI Holdings Ltd., Toyota Canada's predecessor company.
In 1970, he became responsible for national sales and regional operations. He later was named vice president and, in 1974, was appointed director. He became the company's first executive vice president in 1989.
He retired in 1995 but continued to serve as Toyota Canada director.