Stephen R. Devoe

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Stephen R. Devoe

April 17, 1953 - March 04, 2019

Stephen R. Devoe Beverly - Stephen R. Devoe, 65, of Beverly, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday March 4, 2019. He was the son of Lorraine R. (Caron) Devoe currently of Lawrence and the late Robert J. Devoe.
Born and raised in Salem, for many years was employed at the former Lyceum Restaurant, until his health began to fail. He always enjoyed spending holidays with his family and had great stories to tell of their growing up years. Steve also had a great love of basketball.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his sisters, Vivian Abate and husband Alfred of Methuen, Catherine Doyon and husband, Bert of Hooksett, NH, Nancy Libby and husband, Bill of Danvers and Michelle Ricci and husband, Tom of Groveland, and his brothers, Paul Devoe and wife Cindy of Wakefield, Robert J. Devoe, Jr. and wife Lois of Salem & Michael Devoe of Salem, NH. He also leaves his Goddaughter, Kerrie Abate of Methuen as well as many other nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to his calling hours at the Levesque Funeral Home, 163 Lafayette St. [Route 114 / 1-A] Salem on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. to be followed by his funeral service in the funeral home at 1 p.m. A committal service will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers kindly consider a memorial contribution to MSPCA, Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844 or For guestbook and additional information please visit
Published on March 15, 2019
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Tanya Cannistraci
Mar 15, 2019
I was lucky enough to get to know Steve while working at the Lyceum. A kind and funny guy...very sad to hear of his passing. My condolences to friends and family.
James Cavanaugh
Mar 15, 2019
My condolences to friends and family.
I leave this poem to help those saddened by this loss to help them in their grief:

Remembering: By James Cavanaugh

Tears flow and join with the rain
The pain of separation never departs
Days of sorrow turn to years of memories
Happiness is glimpsed through the pouring rain
Memories of life's past joys trickle through
Clouds part and the blue skies return for awhile
Remembering that no one has really departed
But has passed over into God's realm
And the future holds only a grand reunion
With those you share your love.

Aunt Irene & Uncle Mike
Mar 15, 2019
He was Always a great help to us building walls And gardening he will be missed God Bless Steven
Robin (Devoe) Perron
Mar 15, 2019
As a kid growing up my Uncle Stephen always had the best fish tank and weird assortment of lizards and newts! I remember one Thanksgiving my friend Matt came with me to Memeres and Uncle Stephen thinking Matt was his sister Michelle and being the sneaky goofy brother he was he ended up sneaking up behind Matt and giving him a big wet kiss on the cheek afterwards his face turned red as he called out โ€œUmmm, that wasnโ€™t my sisterโ€!?!?๐Ÿ˜‚
Stephen instilled a love and curiosity of nature in me (and my cousins too I am sure) at a young age! He loved to tease us and make us laugh with voice impersonations and he loved art.
He and I drew together here and there when he would come visit my da
...d, his brother Robbie and when he lived with him and my mother Lois, we played basketball and talked about crazy things going on. I told him once about how I did something really stupid and he said are you kidding I got myself struck by lightning! I felt better about my stupid teenage drama after that! ๐Ÿ˜‰
Stephen, like all of us, had his flaws but he always tried to look on the bright side and make us laugh or at the very least make his sister Viv roll her eyes! ๐Ÿ˜‰
You will be missed Uncle Stephen
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Mar 15, 2019
You will be sorely missed by all at 45 Balch St ๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•... Rest in peace my friend โœ๏ธ
Faith Oliver
Mar 15, 2019
My condolences to your family !