Raymond D. Levesque

June 20, 2019


Raymond D. Levesque, 93, of Swansea, passed away on June 20, 2019. He was the husband of the late Cecile T. (Lapointe) Levesque. Raymond was born in Fall River, the son of the late Ulrick & Antoinette (Lavoie) Levesque.

He graduated from the former Msgr. Prevost High School in 1943 and, served as a navigator on a B24 Liberator Bomber during World War II. Mr. Levesque was a Textile Engineering graduate of the former Bradford Durfee Technical Institute (now UMass Dartmouth), he traveled extensively throughout the United States, Canada, South America and Europe with the engineering firm of Nannery Associates and its predecessor Ralph E. Loper Co. of Fall River, MA and Greenville, NC. Later followed by management positions with Berkshire Hathaway, in New Bedford, MA, and The Cranston Print Works of Cranston RI, retiring in 1991.

Survivors are three sons: Richard D and wife Mildred (deceased) of Houston, TX, David and wife Donna of Assonet, MA and Paul of Somerset, MA. Two daughters: Michelle Levesque of Somerset, MA and Marie Caduto and her husband Michael of Reading, VT. He was predeceased by son Roger R. (husband of Kevin McClendon of NY). He leaves 5 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.

His Funeral Service will be on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at 9am, from the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton St., Somerset, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10am, in Saint Louis de France Church, 56 Buffington Street, Swansea. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial with Military Honors to follow in Notre Dame Cemetery, Fall River.

Calling Hours will be held on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, from 4-7pm, in the funeral home.

Calling Hours

JUN 25. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726

Funeral Service

JUN 26. 9:00 AM (EDT)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726

Funeral and Memorial service

JUN 26. 10:00 AM (EDT)

St. Louis de France Church,
Buffington St.
Swansea, MA, 02777


JUN 26 (EDT)

Notre Dame Cemetery
1540 Stafford Road
Fall River, MA

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