LeJEUNE, JOSHUA A. Joshua Aaron LeJeune, 28, of Hebron and Marlborough, died suddenly on Monday, March 24, at Marlborough Medical Center. Born December 15, 1985, in Westerly, RI, he was the son of David and Leslie (Smith) LeJeune of Marlborough. Josh was a 2004 graduate of RHAM High School in Hebron. Josh was employed as a foreman for the DeRita Construction Company of Middletown. Growing up in Marlborough, Josh was a member of the MYAL, Tri-County, and RHAM baseball teams and also a devoted Boston Red Sox fan. Josh was a passionate oorsman who loved to fish no matter the season. He spent his free time in North Hero, Vermont. Fishing the annual Lake Champlain International Father’s Day Fishing Derby was a tradition Josh shared with his father, brothers, and extended family. No matter the occasion, Josh was always making someone laugh. His many friendships were profound and will be forever treasured. Above all else, Josh found the love of his life and soul mate in Samantha, as they were engaged to be married. He will be missed greatly. Besides his parents he is survived by his grandmothers, Louvima LeJeune of Winsted and Alberta G. Smith of Winsted; two brothers, Matthew LeJeune and his wife Laura of Portland, and Andrew LeJeune of Marlborough; his fiancée, Samantha Liappes of Hebron; many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his grandfathers, Alexander LeJeune and Ivan Lester Smith; his uncle Orin Smith, and cousin William Smith. Joshua’s family will receive relatives and friends at the Spencer Funeral Home, 112 Main St., East Hampton on Sunday, March 30 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Funeral services will be private, with burial in Marlboro Cemetery in Marlborough. The family is requesting that in lieu of flowers, please make donation to the Marlborough Youth Athletic League (MYAL), PO Box 124, Marlborough, CT 06447, in his memory. To leave online condolences, please visit www.spencerfuneralhomeinc.com.
Spencer Funeral Home
112 Main Street East Hampton, CT 6424
Published in middletownpress on Mar. 27, 2014