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Eugene Peter Lessard, Jr.
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Obituary for Eugene Peter Lessard, Jr.

Eugene Peter Lessard, Jr., 81, of Crimora, passed away Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at his home.

He was born in Greenport, NY on February 6, 1936, and was a son of the late Eugene Peter, Sr., and Victorine G. (Gladdick) Lessard.

Eugene was a Carpenter and attended the Gathering Church. He graduated from high school in Mattituck, NY.

He was united in marriage on October 14, 1956 to Carol Marie (Blonkowski) Lessard, who preceded him in death on December 22, 2014.

Surviving are two daughters, Rita M. Alexander and husband Eugene, of Port Republic and Bernadette C. Cox and husband Steven, of Angleton, TX; a son, Gregory L. Lessard and wife Mary, of Grottoes. Seven grandchildren, YN1 Theresa Bolyard, Lisa Fink, Caitlin Fierro, Rebecca Toth, John Wooten, SSG Anthony Berg, and Crystal Obst, and eleven great-grandchildren also survive.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Sean Michael Cox.

A funeral service will be held at Johnson Funeral Service Chapel in Grottoes at 10:00 AM on Saturday, October 28, 2017 with Justin Morris officiating. Burial will follow at Port Republic Mutual Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Johnson Funeral Service in Grottoes.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Augusta Health Foundation, Hospice of the Shenandoah, PO Box 1000, Fishersville, VA 22939.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Johnson Funeral Service - Grottoes Location

201 Dogwood Avenue
Grottoes, VA 24441

funeral service




10:00 AM
Johnson Funeral Service - Grottoes Location

201 Dogwood Avenue
Grottoes, VA 24441

Justin Morris Officiating. Burial to follow at Port Republic Mutual Cemetery

Memorial Contribution

Hospice of the Shenandoah

64 Sports Medicine Dr
PO Box 215
Fishersville, VA 22939

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