William G. LeBrun


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Beverly - William G. LeBrun, 81, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2019, at Brooksby Village, Peabody, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Louise (Boswell) LeBrun. Raised in Beverly, he was the son of the late Hector and Margaret (Russell) LeBrun.

Anyone who knew Bill would remember his big blue eyes, his smirk/wink, and in earlier years, his cigar. Bill was a graduate of the Beverly Trade School in 1956. He started his career at the United Shoe as a drafter and retired from CPI of Beverly as the Supervisor of Manufacturing Engineers. Bill loved Beverly and lived on its oceans his whole life boating, and his true passion, fishing. He could be seen at night rowing his boat up and down the Bass River for exercise, working on his house or cars and visiting the Bass Haven Yacht Club where in the past, he was on the board and Commodore. Bill attended Wentworth and taught math evenings at local colleges and was a member of the Army Reserves. He gave back to his beautiful Beverly by creating the Beverly Beautification Committee which for one, planted all the beautiful trees lining Cabot and Rantoul Streets today. He was quiet, but was all about helping people. He was a huge family man, loved his family and his extended family. He adored his grandchildren and spent most of his time with them. He loved to vacation on Lake Winnipesaukee in the summers and Aruba in the winters.
In addition to his wife, Louise, he is survived by a son John LeBrun and his wife Valerie of Rochester, N.H.; a daughter, Janet McGinnis and her husband Chuck of Danvers; two sisters Alma Armento of Peabody, Catherine Dion and her husband Charlie of Beverly, Mass.; six grandchildren, Ryan, Chris, and Allison McGinnis, Joshua LeBrun, Jonathan Sutherland and his wife Jessie, Patrick Sutherland; and several great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his two brothers, Joseph (Eddie) and Alfred LeBrun; two sons Billy and Dana LeBrun; his brother-in-laws Robert Boswell and Francis Armento; and his grandchild Matthew W. McGinnis.

His funeral will be held at St. John the Evangelist Church, New Balch Street, Beverly, on Monday, September 16, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial in Central Cemetery, Beverly. Arrangements made by the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly. Contributions may be made in his name to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.
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Terry Murphy
Sep 18, 2019
My prayers and thoughts are with you all at this most difficult time. He's up in heaven with the rest of the Angel's.
Lots of love,
Carol Zawacki Nordeide
Sep 15, 2019
So Sorry for your loss !louise
Carol Zawacki Nordeide
Sep 15, 2019
So Sorry for your loss Louise
David and Karen Armento
Sep 15, 2019
Auntie Louise, Janet, Johnny,

So sorry about Uncle Billy. He is in a better place now. We will all miss him and will always be in our hearts.

Love David and Karen
David Armento
Sep 15, 2019
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Joanne Silva McCarty
Sep 14, 2019
Louise and Family,
How well I remember when you and Bill became engaged!You two built a beautiful life together.My brother,Tom(Jiggs) was so fond of Bill.
Bill was such a giving man.Glad I got to see you two a few years ago.
With sympathy,prayers ,good memories,support,and light,love .
Joanne ,John,too.
Barbara Flint Myer
Sep 14, 2019
Thinking of you and your family, Louise. Barbara (Flint) and Fred Myer
Lisa Qureshi (Hardy)
Sep 14, 2019
To all of the Lebrun family, My heart is heavy with the sad news of your father, husband, grandfather, relative, friend. I know he was a great man and loved by his family and friends. May he rest in peace. Love, Lisa
Lisa Qureshi
Sep 14, 2019
Gift of Grace Bouquet was purchased for the family of William G. LeBrun by Lisa Qureshi.  Send flowers
Alma Bechard
Sep 12, 2019
I’m going to miss you calling me a pain in the ass. Rest In Peace . Beware I’ll see you again in heaven
Michael Welch
Sep 12, 2019
So sorry for your loss.
sean gallagher
Sep 11, 2019
sorry for your loss.
Pat Perkins
Sep 11, 2019
We will all miss that smile and that little chuckle you had. RIP my friend.
Nancy Zoll
Sep 11, 2019
To my loving uncle Billy, I will never forget all you have taught me and was always there for me throw all my years. I will miss you very much and will love you always.