Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

September 26, 2013

Joan T. (Williams) Levesque

Haverhill — Joan T. (Williams) Levesque, 79, of Haverhill, passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, September 17, 2013, in Andover.

Joan was born in Haverhill on May 25, 1934, daughter of the late Humphrey S. and Margaret E. (Shay) Williams. She was a graduate of Haverhill High School and earned an Associate’s Degree from Merrimack College. She worked many years for Raytheon in Andover and was also a Real Estate Broker in her later years.

Her survivors include her loving children, Raymond M. Levesque, Kevin J. Levesque and his wife, Michelle, Marc B. Levesque and his wife, Susan, Margaret Albrecht, Ann Levesque, Karen Sambuco, Linda Campbell and her husband, Richard, and Kathleen McLaughlin and her husband, Steven; brothers, Humphrey S. Williams Jr. and his wife, Alba, and Thomas J. Williams, his wife, Christine (Diane). She was also the sister of the late Margaret Williams, Mary (Mrs. Arthur Bower), and Evelyn (Mrs. Raymond Scanlon). Joan is also survived by fifteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services were held Saturday morning, September 21, beginning in the Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 So. Main St., Bradford at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in Sacred Hearts Church, 165 So. Main St., Bradford at 10 a.m. Interment followed in St. James Cemetery, Haverhill. Visiting hours were held Friday in the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. Courtesy local transportation to the visitation were provided on request by calling Patrick Driscoll at 978-374-0000. Contributions may be made in Joan’s memory to Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack St., Bldg. 9, Lawrence, MA 01843. For directions and online guest book, please visit