NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Clarence "Clarkie" Levesque, 80, of 150 Ashland St. died Friday, March 7, 2014, at North Adams Regional Hospital.
Born in Adams on May 2, 1933, a son of Napoleon and Genevieve Luszynski Levesque, he attended schools in Adams.
He was a decorated veteran of the Air Force.
Mr. Levesque was employed most of his life as a roofer with several companies in the area. He was last employed at the Boston Sea Foods Restaurant.
He leaves his longtime companion, Barbara Rousseau, with whom he made his home; three sisters, Eleanor Benoit of North Adams, Irene Lappies of Adams and Jeannette Collins of Williamstown; a brother, Richard Levesque of North Adams.
He was predeceased by four sisters Genevieve Levesque, Bernadette Goff, Theresa Blay and Shirley Adrewjeski, and three brothers, Ernest, Daniel and Leonard Levesque.
FUNERAL NOTICE — Graveside services with military honors for Mr. Levesque will take place in Southview Cemetery, North Adams, in the spring. There will be no calling hours. Memorial donations are suggested in his memory through Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, Central Chapels, 74 Marshall St., North Adams, MA 01247.
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