Wilfred "Wil" Levasseur

CARIBOU - Wilfred "Wil" Levasseur, 86, passed away Sept. 27, 2013, at a Bangor health care facility. He was born Oct. 22, 1926, in Caribou, the son of the late Giggey and Eva (Bishop) Levasseur.

Prior to retirement, he worked as a retail grocer for 33 years at Hannaford Bros and was the store manager at Sampson's in Caribou. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the Philippines. Wilfred was an active member of the Lister-Knowlton Post No. 9389 VFW, serving as post commander and also where he enjoyed many functions including playing pool and cooking. He was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, and was also a member of the Catholic Order of Foresters. Wilfred enjoyed hunting, fishing at the lakes and most of all being with his friends and family.

He was a devoted husband and caretaker for many years to Leona Olmstead Levasseur who passed away in February 2003. He is survived by his children, Terry Charest, Vicki Choby, and Scott Levasseur; sons-in-law, Alex Choby, and Dan Charest; and six grandchildren, Danielle Costello, Kate and Amanda Charest, Adam and Elizabeth Choby, and Benjamin Corey.

Friends may visit with the family noon until the time of services held 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir St., Caribou. Interment will be at Northern Maine Veterans Cemetery. www.mocklerfuneralhome.com.

Published in BDN Maine on Sept. 30, 2013