Sunday, November 10, 2013

RIP: Norman Lejeune

Succasunna, NJ - Normand Leo Lejeune, 80, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 4, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Viviane (Joyal) Lejeune for 58 years, together they resided in Succasunna, NJ for 32 years after moving from Rehoboth, MA. Born in Central Falls, RI, he was a son of the late Alfred and Yvonne (Bessette) Lejeune.
Norman Lejeune
Norman L Lejeune

Normand was a graduate of the former Sacred Heart Academy, Central Falls and then served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He worked for Unisys Corp. in Field Engineering in various management positions for 33 years until his retirement. Normand was a communicant of St. Therese Church, Succasunna, NJ, and a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #2212. He played basketball in high school and was an avid golfer and bowler.

Besides his loving wife, Normand leaves five children, Susan Adler and her husband, Steve of Randolph, NJ, Paul Lejeune of Parsippany, NJ, Diane Deininger and her husband, Bruce of Franklin, NJ, David Lejeune and his wife, Sheri of Bristol, CT and Daniel Lejeune and his wife, Kerri, of Circle Pines, MN; nine grandchildren, Jennifer, Kimberly, Jordan, Kelly, Matthew, Craig, Jacob, Emilie and Kennan; brother of Roger Lejeune of Pawtucket, RI and the late Roland Lejeune who lived in Cumberland, RI.

VISITATION will begin on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 9 a.m. at WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. in St. Teresa Church, 358 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Notre Dame Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to Roxbury Volunteer Fireman’s Association, 122 Main St., Succasunna, NJ 07876 or St. Therese Church, 7 Hunter St., Succasunna, NJ 07876 will be appreciated.

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