Pierre G. Lévesque, 78, of Lenox
It is with great sadness that the family of Pierre G. Levesque announces his sudden passing on Tuesday, October 11, 2022. Son of the late Louis and Alice (Halle) Levesque, he was born on January 23, 1944 in Saint Robert-Bellarmin, ( Province of Quebec) Canada. Pierre came to the United States when he was 8 years old. He attended school in Pittsfield and graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1963, where he was proud to have played on the school hockey team. He continued his love of the game by playing hockey for a time with the Semi-Pro team The High Lawn Jerseys.
After high school, Pierre worked at Eaton Paper, and on July 4, 1964, he married his high school girlfriend, Janet Kirby, at St. Ann’s Church in Lenox.
Shortly after the birth of his first son, Marc, Pierre attended Ward’s School for Computer Programming in Albany, NY. It was from there that he became employed by General Electric in Pittsfield and developed a passion for computers. Mr. Levesque has worked for several companies over the years, including Jen Coat in Westfield, Mass., Hampshire Chemical in Lexington, Mass., and Oracle.
Pierre was a communicant of the Sainte-Anne church. Besides his wife Janet of Lenox, he is survived by his children Marc T. Levesque (Tammy), Rob M. Levesque (Deborah) and Gill L. Romano (Alan); grandchildren, Sasha, Arden, Brooke, Zachary, Morgan and Andrew; and his siblings, Louis Y. Levesque (Mary), Marcel Levesque, Mary Strange, Celine Polacinski (Mike), Gaeten Andrews and Diane Dougherty (Ken). He was predeceased by his brother Jerry.
The funeral of Mr. Pierre G. Levesque will take place on Saturday, October 15, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in the Sainte-Anne church with as celebrant Monsignor John Bonzagni. Calling hours will be 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Roche Funeral Home, 120 Main Street, Lenox, MA 01240. In lieu of flowers, donations in Pierre’s memory may be made to the Lenox Police or Fire Department for the funeral. residence. To share memories and stories, please visit Roche Funeral Home website.