Francis W. Levesque
Celebrated 100th birthday
THOMASTON — Mr. Francis W. Levesque, 100, died Tuesday, June 19, at Rosehaven in Litchfield after a brief illness.
He was born June 3, 1912 in Fort Fairfield, Maine, loving son of the late Francis X. Levesque and Mary (Lavoie) Levesque; he was one of eight brothers and sisters, all deceased.
Francis was employed as a tool and die maker by Scovill Manufacturing, Century Brass for more than 40 years; he retired in 1976. He was a resident of Thomaston and a communicant of St. Thomas Church for more than 75 years.
Francis was a past Grand Knight and member of the Knights of Columbus Atlantic Council No. 18 of Thomaston for 63 years. He was also a Fourth Degree member for 30 years and past Faithful Navigator for the Father Duggan Assembly of Torrington.
He was a member and past president of the Senior Citizens of Thomaston, an avid reader, loved to ski and still bowled into his 90s.
A beloved father, he is survived by a daughter, Suzanne Levesque Watts of California; three sons, David Levesque of Thomaston, Mark Levesque and Richard Levesque, both of California; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He will be greatly missed by family and friends alike.
Arrangements: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, June 27, at St. Thomas Church at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Thomas Cemetery. Calling hours are Tuesday, June 26, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Lyons Funeral Home, 46 High St., Thomaston.