WINDSOR — A Mass of Christian burial for Thomas G. Levesque, 84, a longtime resident of Windsor, who died Aug. 14 at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor, will be celebrated Friday, Aug. 17 at 11 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi church in Windsor. Rev. Raphael Nyabenda, Pastor, will be the Celebrant. Committal services will follow the St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery. A reception for family and friends will follow back at the church hall. There will be no visiting hours.
He was born Nov. 9, 1927, in Windsor, the son of Thomas O. and Annette (Brousseau) Levesque.
He received his schooling in Windsor and graduated form Windsor High School in 1946. He attended the University of Vermont. He was a veteran of the US Navy serving during peace-time.
He married Nancy J. Rice in Windsor on Aug. 20, 1949.
He started Levesque Plumbing and Heating in Windsor in 1953, which he owned and operated for many years.
He served on the Windsor Select Board, and was past president of the Mt. Ascutney of Trustees. He was also a longtime and active member of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Windsor.
He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Nancy J. Levesque of Windsor; two sons, Michael R. Levesque and his wife, Franny of Windsor and Peter G. Levesque of Palmetto, Fla.; two daughters, Mary Jane Tennyson and her husband, Bob of Bridgewater, Va., and Patricia Levesque of Monkton; four sisters, Sister Alma Levesque of Burlington, Isabelle B. Taysom of Meridian, Idaho, Jeanne Greeson of Boise, Idaho, and Claudette Lévesque of Boise; four grandchildren, Jeannie Surrell of Windsor, Keri Ayn Levesque of Manchester, N.H., Steven Tennyson of Harrisburg, Va., and Kathleen Tennyson of Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass.; five great-grandchildren, Rachael, Emily, Paige, Griffin and Rylan; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by three brothers, Armane E. Levesque, Leo P. Levesque and Robert J. Levesque; and one sister, Anne Marie Brooks.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Project at Mt. Ascuenty Hospital and Health Center, 289 County Road, Windsor, 05089.
The Knight Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed to his family in an online guest-book at www.knightfuneralhomes.com
This obituary first appeared in the August 16, 2012 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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