SALISBURY, MA - Robert "Pudgy" Levesque, 83, of Salisbury, Mass., passed away on Saturday at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill. He was born in Amesbury, Mass., and was the son of the late Leo and Loretta (Brousseau) Levesque. He was a graduate of Amesbury High School, and attended Necco. He went on to serve in the U.S. Army as a quartermaster during the Korean Conflict. Following the war, he worked many years as a messenger for the former Northeast National Bank of Amesbury. He was a member and past commander of the D.A.V. Chapter #71, and the American Legion post #187 of Amesbury.
He is survived by his wife of many years, Irene (Daigle) Levesque; four sisters, Dorothy Barkowski, Elaine Sturgis, Shirley Ballon, and Karen Morin; and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother to the late Beatrice Justin, Wilfred Levesque, and Dennis Levesque.
Calling hours at the E.V. Jutras & Sons Funeral Home, 118 Friend St., in Amesbury, will be held this Thursday February 15, from 5 to 7 p.m. His funeral Mass will be celebrated on this Friday, February 16, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. in the Star of the Sea Church, 34 Beach Road, in Salisbury. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph's Cemetery in Amesbury. Donations may be made in his name to the Paralyzed Veterans of America at PVA.org, or to the Star of the Sea Church, c/o HFP 9 Sparhawk St., Amesbury, MA 01913.
Published on February 12, 2018