LACONIA — Debra Ann Levoy, 55, passed away at the Laconia Rehabilitation Center-Genesis Healthcare on Tuesday, September 17, 2013.
"Debbie" was born May 31, 1958 in Laconia, the daughter of Robert E. and Claire J. (Lavertue) Levoy. She grew up in Gilford on Terrace Hill Road and graduated from Gilford High School in 1976.
Debbie faced many challenges during her lifetime. As a child, she suffered a brain tumor which was removed at Dartmouth-Hitchcock followed by radiation treatments. She had a second brain tumor when she was 42. In 2007, she suffered a stroke which took away the use of her left side. She had resided at Genesis since January, 2008. Over the years, Deb worked at the Big Banana, Irwin Marine and K-Mart. Her biggest joy was her daughter, Jennifer.
Debbie leaves her daughter, Jennifer Levoy, of Alton; her mother, Claire West, of Laconia; her sister, Donna Sanborn, of Alexandria; two brothers, Robert E. Levoy II and Scott M. Pelchat, both of Laconia; two nephews, Benjamin Sanborn and Joshua Sanborn and his wife, Faith, and two great nephews, Christian and Aaron Sanborn, all of Belmont. She was predeceased by her father, Robert E. Levoy, in 2004.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
Per Debbie's wishes, there will be no formal funeral.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wilkinson-BeaneSimoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, PO Box 67, Laconia, NH 03247-0067.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements.
For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.