The staff of Brady & Levesque Funeral Home And Commemorative Services is made up of caring and professional members of our family and community. Our Founders are G. Thomas Brady and Raymond J. Levesque. They started our funeral home in 1984 and through their hard work and dedication to our families, have made us what we are today. Our full time funeral directors and embalmers are Jeffrey S. Levesque, son of Raymond Levesque and Allen H. Choiniere former proprietor of A.W. Rich Funeral Home. Jeffrey and Allen,bring more than 75 years of combined professionalism to our staff. Alyssa Gagne joined our staff as an intern in the summer of 2016 and is currently studying Funeral Service Administration at Mount Ida College.  Alyssa has become a valuable member of our staff and takes pride in the highest standards of care that Brady and Levesque strives for. In the spring of 2016, Pamela Easterday, daughter of Allen Choiniere, joined our staff as a funeral assistant and part time secretary. Lauren Levesque, daughter of Jeffrey Levesque, is our Funeral Home Operations Apprentice and our youngest staff member. Our telephone receptionists are Joyce L. Levesque and Christine A. Levesque. Joyce is the wife of Raymond and mother of Jeffrey Levesque, and Christine is Jeffrey's wife. Joyce and Christine are the compassionate ladies that may answer your calls to our funeral home. Our part time funeral assistants are A. Keith Palmer, Gerald Morong, Deacon Duane Langlois, Donald Porier, Dwight Camp, and many other generous people of our community. They are the gentlemen that you will see working with us on funerals and visiting hours. We are very grateful to have them as part of our staff. 


We would like to remember the deceased members of the Brady & Levesque Funeral Home Staff that provided us with many years of dedicated service. They are Barbara Brady, mother of Tom Brady, Gordon and Marguerite Luman, parents of Joyce Levesque and grandparents of Jeffrey Levesque, Paul Fredette, uncle of Joyce Levesque and great-uncle of Jeffrey Levesque, Carlton Frazier, Edmund and Barbara Cross, Carmen and Rudolph Firkey, P. Eli Shapiro, George Leahy, James Steen, Gerald Leduc, Jerome Duffy, and Richard Lawton. We will be always grateful for their part in our success.

 

 

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Jeffrey Levesque Funeral Director/Embalmer info@bradyandlevesque.com

 Jeffrey is the son of Raymond Levesque, great-nephew of Fredrick Terrien, and great-grandson of Anthony Terrien. Jeff graduated from The New England Institute of Mortuary Science at Mount Ida in 1993. He is the fourth generation of funeral directors in our family to graduate from the same funeral service school. Upon returning, Jeff began working full time at our funeral home. He is a former member of the St. Albans City Fire Department, where he served as a pump operator and firefighter for over 23 years.

Jeff is a member of the The International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association, The Pet Loss Professionals Alliance, The Funeral Service Professional Association, Past President of the St. Albans City Firefighters Assocaition, the Franklin County International Firefighters Association, and The Vermont State Firefighters Association. He is a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elk, Lodge, 1166 , a 4th degree Knight of Columbus Council 297, a member of the Sons of the American Legion, Squadron #1, an Associate Member of the Vietnam Veterans Of America, the Primary Escort of the Vermont Thunder, licensed Amateur Radio Technician - W1KGB and a founding member of the St. Albans Amateur Radio Club.

Jeff has a daughter, Lauren who is 12 and a step-son Nicholas Garvey and a grandson Cyrus. His wife Christine Levesque also helps behind the scenes at the funeral home. Jeff enjoys talking on the ham radio, bowling, and spending time with family and friends.

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Allen Choiniere Funeral Director/Embalmer info@bradyandlevesque.com

Allen began working at our funeral home in the early 1990's. He is a graduate of the McAlister Institute of Funeral Service in New York City. While in New York, Allen worked for the Hirsch & Sons Funeral Home. Allen then moved back to Vermont and purchased the A.W. Rich Funeral Home in Fairfax. In the 1980's Allen sold the funeral home and moved to Pennsylvania where he worked for numerous funeral homes providing pre-need counseling to families. Allen returned to Vermont and began working with us. He is a valuable part of our staff and we sincerely appreciate all he does to serve the families that call on us.

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Alyssa Gagne Funeral Service Apprentice info@bradyandlevesque.com

Alyssa started working for our funeral home in June of 2016. She became captivated by funeral services when her grandfather passed away during her junior year of high school. She was impressed by the genuine compassion shown from the funeral director and staff. It was there at the funeral that she decided it was her calling and has not looked back since.

Alyssa currently attends Mount Ida College in Newton, Massachusetts and resides in Highgate Center during the summer. When she is not at work, Alyssa enjoys playing her flute, spending time with her loved ones, and spoiling her dog.

We are pleased to have Alyssa as a member of our staff.

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A. Keith Palmer Funeral Assistant

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Gerald Morong Funeral Assistant

Gerald "Jerry" Morong has been with us for many years. He is married to his wife Frances Morong. He is retired, but remains very active with the Free and Accepted Masons and the Shriners.  Jerry enjoys woodworking in his spare time and traveling with his family.  v

Jerry assists us on funerals and is a valuable member of our staff.

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Joyce Levesque Receptionist

Joyce is the wife of Raymond Levesque, and mother of Jeff Levesque. Joyce is the lady who answers the phone while we are out of the funeral home. Joyce enjoys cross stitching, knitting, and collecting anything with a strawberry on it. She loves to spend time with her three granddaughters. Joyce is the deeply loved matriarch of our family, and is the caring and compassionate person you may have answer your call when calling our funeral home.

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Christine Levesque Office Assistant info@bradyandlevesque.com

Christine is the wife of Jeff Levesque. She is employed full time by Mylan Technologies, but is a valuable assistant at the funeral home. She assists in keeping records, producing prayer cards, and procuring documents for us. She also accompanies Jeff when called to make a long distance trip. Christine enjoys cooking, interior decorating, vacations, and going on cruises. Christine and Jeff both enjoy spending time with their children, Nick and Lauren, and their grandson Cyrus.

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G. Thomas Brady Founder

G. Thomas (Tom) Brady, began his career in funeral service working with his father at the Driscoll & Moran and Gadue Funeral Homes. There he met and began working with Raymond Levesque starting in 1969. When these funeral home were sold in 1984, Tom and Raymond decided to begin their own in the historic Houghton Home. Since that day, Tom and Ray have served the families that have entrusted their loved ones to their care, with compassion and professionalism.

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Raymond Levesque Founder 1940-2013 info@bradyandlevesque.com

Raymond is the grandson and nephew of Anthony and Fredrick Terrien respectively. Ray started his career in the funeral service in his teen age years helping his grandfather and uncle. He then worked with Mr. Harold Brown, in the operations of the H.P. Brown Funeral Service of Richmond, Underhill, Hinesburg, and Grand Isle. He served his funeral service apprentiship with the V. L. Perkins Company (now Perking-Parker Funeral Home) in Waterbury. He graduated from The New England Institute of Anatomy, Sanitary Science, and Embalming, in 1962. Before entering the U.S. Army operating mortuaries in Germany and France, Ray worked at the Fenton & Hennessey Funeral Home in Bellows Falls. When he returned from serving his country, he continuned his funeral service career at the Spears Funeral Home of Enosburg and Richford. In September of 1969, he moved to St. Albans, with his new bride Joyce Luman Levesque, and began working for the Driscoll & Moran Funeral Home, and the Gadue Funeral Home in Swanton. While at Driscoll & Moran and Gadue funeral homes, he met and began working with G. Thomas Brady. When these funeral homes were sold in 1984, Raymond and Tom Brady, purchased the Houghton Home in St. Albans, and began the Brady & Levesque Funeral Home.

Raymond is a member of the National Funeral Director's Association, Vermont Funeral Directors Assocaiation, Franklin County Funeral Directors, St. Albans City Firefighters Association, the Knights of Columbus Council 297, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge 1566, and the Board Of Directors of the Northwestern Medical Center.

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Anthony Terrien 1884 - 1960

In 1918, Anthony Terrien graduated from the Dodge School of Embalming in Boston, and began funeral service in Richmond and Essex, Vermont. Seeing there was a need, Anthony and Mr. Willy, began the Terrien & Willy Vault Comapny in 1934. It was the first concrete burial vault company in Vermont. They made, delivered and installed concrete burial vaults, similar to those we use today. Anthony is grandfather to Raymond Levesque and great-grandfather to Jeffrey Levesque.

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Frederick Terrien 1907 - 1969

Frederick Terrien, son of Anthony Terrien, is the second generation funeral director in our family. Frederick graduated from the The New England Institute of Anatomy, Sanitary Science, and Embalming in 1940. He returned to Vermont to continue the tradition of funeral service that his father began.

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Jeffrey Levesque

Funeral Director/Embalmer

 Jeffrey is the son of Raymond Levesque, great-nephew of Fredrick Terrien, and great-grandson of Anthony Terrien. Jeff graduated from The New England Institute of Mortuary Science at Mount Ida in 1993. He is the fourth generation of funeral directors in our family to graduate from the same funeral service school. Upon returning, Jeff began working full time at our funeral home. He is a former member of the St. Albans City Fire Department, where he served as a pump operator and firefighter for over 23 years.

Jeff is a member of the The International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association, The Pet Loss Professionals Alliance, The Funeral Service Professional Association, Past President of the St. Albans City Firefighters Assocaition, the Franklin County International Firefighters Association, and The Vermont State Firefighters Association. He is a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elk, Lodge, 1166 , a 4th degree Knight of Columbus Council 297, a member of the Sons of the American Legion, Squadron #1, an Associate Member of the Vietnam Veterans Of America, the Primary Escort of the Vermont Thunder, licensed Amateur Radio Technician - W1KGB and a founding member of the St. Albans Amateur Radio Club.

Jeff has a daughter, Lauren who is 12 and a step-son Nicholas Garvey and a grandson Cyrus. His wife Christine Levesque also helps behind the scenes at the funeral home. Jeff enjoys talking on the ham radio, bowling, and spending time with family and friends.

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Allen Choiniere

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Allen began working at our funeral home in the early 1990's. He is a graduate of the McAlister Institute of Funeral Service in New York City. While in New York, Allen worked for the Hirsch & Sons Funeral Home. Allen then moved back to Vermont and purchased the A.W. Rich Funeral Home in Fairfax. In the 1980's Allen sold the funeral home and moved to Pennsylvania where he worked for numerous funeral homes providing pre-need counseling to families. Allen returned to Vermont and began working with us. He is a valuable part of our staff and we sincerely appreciate all he does to serve the families that call on us.

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Alyssa Gagne

Funeral Service Apprentice

Alyssa started working for our funeral home in June of 2016. She became captivated by funeral services when her grandfather passed away during her junior year of high school. She was impressed by the genuine compassion shown from the funeral director and staff. It was there at the funeral that she decided it was her calling and has not looked back since.

Alyssa currently attends Mount Ida College in Newton, Massachusetts and resides in Highgate Center during the summer. When she is not at work, Alyssa enjoys playing her flute, spending time with her loved ones, and spoiling her dog.

We are pleased to have Alyssa as a member of our staff.

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A. Keith Palmer

Funeral Assistant
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Gerald Morong

Funeral Assistant

Gerald "Jerry" Morong has been with us for many years. He is married to his wife Frances Morong. He is retired, but remains very active with the Free and Accepted Masons and the Shriners.  Jerry enjoys woodworking in his spare time and traveling with his family.  v

Jerry assists us on funerals and is a valuable member of our staff.

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Joyce Levesque

Receptionist

Joyce is the wife of Raymond Levesque, and mother of Jeff Levesque. Joyce is the lady who answers the phone while we are out of the funeral home. Joyce enjoys cross stitching, knitting, and collecting anything with a strawberry on it. She loves to spend time with her three granddaughters. Joyce is the deeply loved matriarch of our family, and is the caring and compassionate person you may have answer your call when calling our funeral home.

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Christine Levesque

Office Assistant

Christine is the wife of Jeff Levesque. She is employed full time by Mylan Technologies, but is a valuable assistant at the funeral home. She assists in keeping records, producing prayer cards, and procuring documents for us. She also accompanies Jeff when called to make a long distance trip. Christine enjoys cooking, interior decorating, vacations, and going on cruises. Christine and Jeff both enjoy spending time with their children, Nick and Lauren, and their grandson Cyrus.

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G. Thomas Brady

Founder

G. Thomas (Tom) Brady, began his career in funeral service working with his father at the Driscoll & Moran and Gadue Funeral Homes. There he met and began working with Raymond Levesque starting in 1969. When these funeral home were sold in 1984, Tom and Raymond decided to begin their own in the historic Houghton Home. Since that day, Tom and Ray have served the families that have entrusted their loved ones to their care, with compassion and professionalism.

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Raymond Levesque

Founder 1940-2013

Raymond is the grandson and nephew of Anthony and Fredrick Terrien respectively. Ray started his career in the funeral service in his teen age years helping his grandfather and uncle. He then worked with Mr. Harold Brown, in the operations of the H.P. Brown Funeral Service of Richmond, Underhill, Hinesburg, and Grand Isle. He served his funeral service apprentiship with the V. L. Perkins Company (now Perking-Parker Funeral Home) in Waterbury. He graduated from The New England Institute of Anatomy, Sanitary Science, and Embalming, in 1962. Before entering the U.S. Army operating mortuaries in Germany and France, Ray worked at the Fenton & Hennessey Funeral Home in Bellows Falls. When he returned from serving his country, he continuned his funeral service career at the Spears Funeral Home of Enosburg and Richford. In September of 1969, he moved to St. Albans, with his new bride Joyce Luman Levesque, and began working for the Driscoll & Moran Funeral Home, and the Gadue Funeral Home in Swanton. While at Driscoll & Moran and Gadue funeral homes, he met and began working with G. Thomas Brady. When these funeral homes were sold in 1984, Raymond and Tom Brady, purchased the Houghton Home in St. Albans, and began the Brady & Levesque Funeral Home.

Raymond is a member of the National Funeral Director's Association, Vermont Funeral Directors Assocaiation, Franklin County Funeral Directors, St. Albans City Firefighters Association, the Knights of Columbus Council 297, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge 1566, and the Board Of Directors of the Northwestern Medical Center.

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Anthony Terrien

1884 - 1960

In 1918, Anthony Terrien graduated from the Dodge School of Embalming in Boston, and began funeral service in Richmond and Essex, Vermont. Seeing there was a need, Anthony and Mr. Willy, began the Terrien & Willy Vault Comapny in 1934. It was the first concrete burial vault company in Vermont. They made, delivered and installed concrete burial vaults, similar to those we use today. Anthony is grandfather to Raymond Levesque and great-grandfather to Jeffrey Levesque.

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Frederick Terrien

1907 - 1969

Frederick Terrien, son of Anthony Terrien, is the second generation funeral director in our family. Frederick graduated from the The New England Institute of Anatomy, Sanitary Science, and Embalming in 1940. He returned to Vermont to continue the tradition of funeral service that his father began.