PETER CLAUDE LEVESQUE
Born In: Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Born: June 20th, 1932
Passed on: January 11th, 2013
Peter Claude Levesque
June 20th 1932 – January 11th, 2013
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Peter Claude Levesque of Kamloops, B.C. on January 11th, 2013 at the age of 80.
Peter is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Mabel and his three daughters Teresa Zivkusic, Diane (Darrel) Antoniuk, and Gail (Al) Thachuk. Peter is also survived by his grandchildren David (Robin), Michelle, Danielle (Kyle), Chris, Nicole (Jeff), and Matia and great grand-daughters Kendra and Maiya, as well as many beloved nieces and nephews.
Peter is predeceased by his parents Joseph (1969) and Margaret (1986) and his brother Guy (2005), as well as many beloved aunts, uncles, nephews, and friends.
Peter was born on June 20th 1932 in Montreal, Quebec. As a young boy Peter enjoyed spending time with his brother Guy and rooting for the Montreal Canadians. When Peter was seventeen he joined the Canadian Army and was shipped overseas to fight in the Korean War. Upon returning home from war Peter meet his wife Mabel. They later married in 1955 and had three daughters together. In 1971 they moved out west, where they made Kamloops their home for the past 42 years. Peter enjoyed his work as an engineer for CN Rail for over 38 years, retiring in 1993.
Peter had many memorable pastimes besides spending time with his loving family and friends. Peter loved traveling with his wife (Hawaii was his favorite destination), being a member of the Kamloops Veterans Society, watching hockey (a Blazers seasons ticketholder for many years) walks around Mac Arthur Park, and giving belly rubs to our beloved dog Bailey.
We would like to express a heartfelt thank you to the ICU and 6 South Nursing Staff for the loving care you provided to Peter. Dr. Philip Sigalet, Dr. Peter Gorman, and Dr. Susan Vlahos thank you for your kindness and compassion given to Peter in his final days. To family and friends, thank you for your love and support.
Prayers will be recited on Monday January 14th, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Reverend Father Peter Nguyen will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial at the Church of Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Kamloops.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Cancer Society or the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to
Kamloops Funeral Home
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