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Michael James Joseph LeVasseur

June 5, 1946 - March 6, 2022

Michael James Joseph LeVasseur, age 75, of Newark, DE, passed away on Sunday, March 6, 2022.

Born in Flint, MI, on June 5, 1946, he was a son of the late Wilfred and Joan (Howie) LeVasseur. Michael proudly served in the United States Army, and made his career as a master carpenter at the University of Delaware, retiring after many years. He had a passion for woodworking and building furniture.

In addition to his parents, Michael was preceded in death by his brothers, John and Paul LeVasseur; and nephew, Eric LeVasseur. He is survived by his loving daughter, Kristine S. Short (James Schuler); grandchildren, Dustin, Haley, and Tyler Short, and Devin Schuler; great-grandchildren, Raine Kirk, Josie Short, and Dakota Short; nephews, Wilfred and John LeVasseur; niece, Cynthia Clem; and great-niece, Julia Clem.

All services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Michael’s memory to Lt. J. Allison O’Daniel VFW Post 475, 100 Veterans Drive, Newark, DE 19711.

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5 Condolences for Michael James Joseph LeVasseur

  • Mikey was a dear friend and family to my mom (Carol Botwright) and I. He will be missed deeply. Prayers to him and his family. We love you Mikey.

  • You certainly did your Mikey!!
    You will truly be missed!🎶♥️🎶

  • Mikey was my best friend. I have known him for over 30 years. He was my partner in crime. I will truly miss him. He was part of our lives we were family. I loved him dearly. He was one of the nicest people I ever met.he and my son had a special relationship too.

  • Hope you’re watching live jazz, having a smoke, and surrounded by the loved ones you’ve missed over the years. ❤️

  • My friend, u have no idea how much we are going to miss u bud. Rest in peace michael