Ronald "Ron" Levasseur
Ronald Levasseur of Mesa, AZ, passed away on August 7, 2015 with his beloved wife of 40 years, Karen (Kiska) and family by his side. Ron was born in Norwalk CT on August 14, 1949.
Ron was predeceased by his parents, Roland Joseph Levasseur and Leona Anctil. Ron leaves behind his brother, Roger Levasseur (Paula) of Palm Harbor, FL; sister, Lisa Myers (Barry) of Port Orchard, WA; mother-in-law, Helen Kiska; sisters- and brothers-in law include Al and Pat Bifano, Don and Dianne Eleck, Ann Huminski, Tom and Maddy Kiska, Sal and Paula Manzi and Jeff and Deb Kiska. He was also a special uncle to 19 nieces and nephews and their families. Ron had a special place in his heart for Dorothy Watson. He enjoyed and cherished a loyal circle of long-time friends.
Ron served in the Navy during the Vietnam War as a radar technician. He was an accomplished and trusted auto mechanic working many years at Larry’s Sunoco. As a 14 year old, Ron took over maintenance of the family and neighbors’ vehicles.
As a hobby, Ron enjoyed working on Corvettes, hot rods and high performance cars. He could always be seen at local car shows proudly driving his ‘31 Chevy. Ron collected and displayed model trains. He especially enjoyed building and flying radio controlled planes. Ron was as a member of the Country Squires RC Club since the 1980’s. He enjoyed many years of boating and was a 29 year member of the South Norwalk Boat Club.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, August 14th at 10:00 AM in St. Mary Church, 669 West Avenue, Norwalk. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery, 223 Richards Avenue, Norwalk. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk.