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Marjorie Ann (Donovan) Levesque

December 30, 1932 ~ January 21, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old


Marjorie A. Levesque, of Harrison, Maine, passed away on January 21, 2023, after a brief illness surrounded by family at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Marjorie recently celebrated her 90th birthday in North Carolina, attended by all her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Marjorie was born in Boston, MA and the daughter of John F. Donovan and Mary (Batt) Donovan. She earned her B.S. Degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1955.

Marjorie married Ralph Levesque in 1956. She taught second grade for 35 plus years in the Middleboro public school system.  Upon retirement they split their time between Harrison, Maine and Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Marjorie was an avid bridge player in Maine and North Carolina. Marjorie also enjoyed quilting and she and her group donated many beautiful quilts to the pediatric unit at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine.

Marjorie also enjoyed a glass of wine with family and friends on her back deck in Maine.

Marjorie is survived by her husband of 66 years, Ralph N. Levesque; her daughter, Karin Levesque and her spouse, June Crowell of Fayetteville, NC; son Robert Levesque and his wife, Julia of Modoc, SC; her daughter Jean Michael and her husband, Peter of Lakeville, MA; and son, David Levesque of Middleboro, MA; two brothers, Richard Donovan and his wife, Dorothy of Carver, MA; and John Donovan and his wife, Susan of Acworth, GA; and 6 grandchildren, Nicole, Colin, Conrad, Patrick, Alexandra, and Andrew; and a growing number of great-grandchildren. Marjorie is also survived by her beloved Toy Poodle, Annie.

A celebration of life and burial will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Tunnel to Towers Foundation, American Heart Association, or any charity of your choosing.

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
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Tel: 1-800-805-5856

American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas TX 75231
Tel: 1-800-242-8721

Tunnel to Towers Foundation
2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island NY 10306
Tel: 1-718-987-1931


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