A resident of the Wellington House Nursing Home in Prescott for 1.5 weeks, Everett Levere passed away there on Sunday, April 7, 2013. He was 88.
Everett was born in Edwardsburg Township on September 30, 1924, to his parents Bernie and Grace Levere (nee Lewis). He lived in several communities throughout his lifetime including Hanesville, Newcastle, Elgin, Golden Lake, and Morrisburg.
In addition to being a dairy and beef farmer, Everett worked as an equipment operator at Cruickshank Construction, the Township of Edwardsburg and Laflamme Construction.
He will be remembered by his family for his strong work ethic and his willingness to help anyone in need.
Everett is survived by his children Karen (Shawn) 0’Connor of Vancouver, Roger (Debbie) of Iroquois and Gary (Lorrie) of Morrisburg.
Everett will be fondly remembered by grandchildren Charles, James, Tanya, Rebecca, Cory, Amanda, Ryan, Ashley, Mitchell, Curtis, Taycie, Kaitlyn, Brittany and several great-grandchildren. He is also survived by nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife Edna Lewis, his daughter Sharon Barkley, his sons Allen, Earl and Steve, his sisters Evelyn Bellinger and Dorothy Duffy and his brothers Hilliard and Alton Levere.
Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Iroquois, on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until time of the service at 1 p.m. The service was conducted by Rev. Marcel Charrette. Interment followed at Hanesville Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Curtis Levere, Chuck Levere, Jim Levere, Bill Jollota, Francis Jollota and Roy Barkley.
Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Online condolences may be made at marsdenmclaughlin.com.