Beverly Lefebvre

Obituary of Beverly J. Lefebvre

Beverly J. "Bev" Lantz Lefebvre, 89, of Baker St. Ext., Jamestown, formerly of South Main St. Ext., passed away on March 21, 2020 at Heritage Green. She was born February 18, 1931 in Jamestown to Eric and Viola (Sandberg) Lantz. Bev married Augustain "Gus" Lefebvre on September 21, 1957. They celebrated their 62nd anniversary last year. Beverly graduated from Jamestown High School in 1949. After graduation, she was employed by Crescent Tool and then Marlin Rockwell until leaving to raise her family. She was a former member of Thule Lodge and their Drill Team. You could often find Bev knitting; giving away dozens of the hats and mittens she made to charities. When her three children were younger, she sewed most of their clothes as well as outfits for herself. She also enjoyed cooking and baking and was known for the delicious desserts she made for family and friends. Beverly is survived by her husband, Gus; two daughters, Cheryl Lefebvre (Mark Diprosperis) of Wheeling, WV; Karen Lefebvre of Covington, KY; three grandsons, Alex and Jake Lefebvre of Taylor Mill, KY and Vincent Diprosperis of Wheeling, WV; sister-in-law Peggy Lantz of Pfafftown, NC, and many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her son Timothy in March 2017; two brothers, Bert Lantz in October 2015 and Jack Lantz in March 1989, and a sister-in-law Betty James in April 2007. No visitation or funeral service will be observed. Memorials may be made to St. Susan Center, PO Box 1276, Jamestown, NY 14701-1276; or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or East Side Fellowship BBC Club, Inc., 322 Woodlawn Ave., Jamestown, NY 14701.
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