Frederick Albenie Levesque, 72, husband of Esther (Desjardins) Levesque, died (Monday) May 25, 1981 at Bristol Hospital after a long illness. Born in St. Anne, New Brunswick, Canada on November 17, 1908, he was the son of the late Alex and Claudia (Saucier) Levesque. He moved from Van Buren, ME to Bristol in 1962. Before his retirement in 1972 he worked ten years at Morin Corp. He was a communicant of St. Ann Church and a member of the League of Sacred Heart Society.
In addition to his wife, he had left behind seven sons: Roland, Kenneth, John, and Peter Levesque, all of Bristol, Harold Levesque of Glendale, AZ, Robert Levesque of Hamden, and Donald Levesque of Fort Worth, TX; five daughters: Yolande Morin, Agathe Ringuette and Gaetane Plourde, all of Bristol, Jacqueline Plourde of Harwinton, and Donna Levesque of Fairbanks, AL; a brother Reno Levesque of Bristol; three sisters: Edmae Cyr and Nelida Cyr, both of St. Anne, New Brunswick, Canada, and Yvonne Ringuette of Titusville, FL; many grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Frederick was predeceased by two sons, Raymond, 7, and Clifton, 2, who died in a house fire in Van Buren, ME in March 1959; as well as his baby boy Joseph, who passed away at ten days old.
Funeral services were held (Thursday) May 28, 1981 at 9am from Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, to St. Ann Church at 10am for a blessing. Burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Friends were invited to call at the funeral home on (Wednesday) May 27 from 2-4 and 7-9pm, with members of the League of Sacred Heart Society assembling at 7:30pm. In lieu of flowers, donations were requested to be made to the Bristol Hospital Development Fund. You may visit Frederick’s memorial website at www.FunkFuneralHome.com
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