Reno William Levesque (1929—2017)

MADAWASKA, Maine — Reno William Levesque, 88, passed away peacefully on April 14, 2017, at a Madawaska health care facility. He was born in Edmundston, New Brunswick, on February 4, 1929, son of Albert and Yvonne (Rossignol) Levesque.

Reno enjoyed a long career, owning and operating Levesque Office Supplies, Inc. He and Eva enjoyed travelling throughout the Coast of Maine, the United States, and Canada (especially Quebec). He had the opportunity to make many friends and enjoyed memories of all of those years.

Reno is survived by his wife, Eva (Sirois) Levesque of Madawaska; three sons, Peter Levesque of Madawaska, Thomas Levesque and his wife Nancy of Edmundston, Philip Levesque and his wife Cheryl of Hampden; his last surviving sibling, Juliette Desjardins of Madawaska; two grandchildren, Amy and Salar Roshan of Boston, MA, Bryan and Sarah Levesque of Madawaska (with his first expected great-grandchild; many nieces and nephews. It is comforting to know he is at peace with his parents, Albert and Yvonne Levesque; and his twelve siblings who predeceased him, Jeanne Rice, Rodolphe Levesque, Anita Slack, Leonide Levesque, Prime Levesque, Claudia Violette, Lorraine Thibodeau, Adeline Cadieux, Auguste Levesque, Therese Wortman, Paul Levesque, Rina Connelly.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at St. Thomas Aquinas Church. Family and friends may call at Lajoie Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, April 21, 2017. There will be no visiting hours on Saturday before the Mass. Contributions in Reno’s memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, US Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074. Spring interment will be held in the parish cemetery. For online condolences, please visit

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