- Azilda Levesque, 94, passed away on December 28, 2016, at a Madawaska health care facility. She was born in St. David on February 1, 1922, daughter of the late Victorie and Anna Cyr.
She was a communicant of St. Gerard Church and a lifetime member of the Ladies of St. Anne. Azilda truly enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by four sons, Eldon Levesque, Norman Levesque and his wife, Jeannine, all of Connecticut, Lionel Levesque and his wife, Geraldine of Portland, Raymond Levesque and his companion, Danielle Cote of Madawaska; eight grandchildren, Karen Petit and her husband, Bill, Kevin Levesque and his wife, Laura, Jason Levesque and his wife, Christine, Lauren Santos and her husband, Steve, Justin Levesque and his wife, Eileen, Ashley Dickie and her husband, Fred, Nathan Levesque and his wife, Kate, Kassie Levesque; eleven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Leona Levesque and Alphena Lavoie and her husband, Bertrand, all of Connecticut; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Rene Levesque; her son's companion, Rinette Deschaine; her granddaughter's husband, Brandon Washburn; two sisters, Annette Beaulieu and Regina Lapointe; one brother, Leo Cyr.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. on Monday, January 2, 2017, at the St. Gerard Church in Grand Isle. Family and friends may call at Lajoie Funeral Home from 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. on Monday before the Mass. Spring interment will be held in the St. David Cemetery. For online condolences, please visit