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Donald J. Leveillee

June 3, 1932 ~ March 26, 2020 (age 87)


Thomaston – Mr. Donald J. Leveillee, 87, passed away on Thursday evening, March 26, at Valerie Manor in Torrington. He was the husband of the late Laraine
(Dupron) Leveillee.

Don was born June 3, 1932 in West Warwick, Rhode Island, son of the late Homerald and Delia (Cyr) Leveillee. Raised in West Warwick, he attended local schools. In 1967Don and his family moved to Plymouth, eventually settling in Thomaston in 1969. He had been employed at Pierpont’s Furniture Store, Thomaston Transportation and retired from Cly-Del Manufacturing in Waterbury. He was a fourth degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus Atlantic Council 18 in Thomaston and had received the St. Joseph Medal. An active parishioner of St. Thomas Church, he had served as a Minister of the Eucharist and sang in the church choir.

He is survived by two sons, David Leveillee and his wife Kerrie of Thomaston and Danny Leveillee and his wife Theresa of Thomaston; two daughters, Celeste Marie Clark and her husband John of Thomaston and Collette Gangloff and her husband Roy of Brattleboro, VT; his siblings, Maurice, Violette, Claudette, Cecile and Rosemarie; his five awesome grandchildren, Shalan Paul and her husband Ken of Colchester, Shane Gangloff and his partner Anna Short of Pittsfield, MA, Joe Leveillee and his wife Michelle of Cheshire, Matt Gangloff of Missoula, MT and Katelyn Hafele and her husband Nathaniel of Northfield; his four awesome great-grandchildren, Elle Urban, Boden Paul, Mackayla Catherine Leveillee and Nicholas Leveillee; his beloved friends, Janice and Gerry Huot and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by siblings, Lorraine, Gloria, Raymond, Richard and Paulene.

Memorial contributions may be made in Don’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association by visiting


Mass of Christian Burial
October 8, 2020

10:00 AM
St Thomas Church (Hillside Cemetery)

October 8, 2020

11:00 AM
Saint Thomas Cemetery
Altair Ave.
Thomaston, CT 06787-____

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