William G. LeBrun
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William G. 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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