YONKERS, N.Y. - Albert David Levesque, of Yonkers died Dec. 24. He was 91.
Levesque was born Nov. 4, 1922, in Yonkers, son of Albert Joseph Levesque and Mary Mychaliszn. After graduating from the Yonkers High School of Commerce, he served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 through 1945. He worked at the Roosevelt Roads ship repair facility in Puerto Rico, as a welder and sheet metal worker, a skill that he continued at Jager and Franzmann, Burroughs Welcome and finally, Union Carbide. During those years he also worked regularly as a basketball referee and baseball umpire for local high schools and community leagues. After his retirement from Union Carbide he turned to ballroom dancing and lent his talents to house parties, local social events, dance instructors, the Albanian Temple in Hartsdale and Dance Charisma in Flushing, Queens.
Levesque is survived by a son, Jeffrey Levesque of Charles Town, W. Va.; daughters, Jeanie Levesque and Mary Jo Grennan of Springfield, Vt.; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Beverly Levesque of West Virginia; and son-in-law, Bill Lockwood of Vermont. He was predeceased by his wife, June; and daughter, Holly Marie Januzzi.
Calling hours are Saturday, Dec. 28 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Whalen and Ball Funeral Home , 168 Park Ave., Yonkers. Interment will be at Rose Hills Memorial Park, Putnam Valley, N.Y.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Vermont and New Hampshire , 66 Benning Street, Ste. 6, West Lebanon, NH 03784.
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