Lefevre, Louis E. Jr. RAVENA Louis E. LeFevre Jr., age 65 of Ravena, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, December 22, 2021. He was born on January 26, 1956, in Albany, the son of the late Louis E. LeFevre Sr. and June C. Hennessy LeFevre. Louis was employed by CSX Railroad in Selkirk for 40 years until he retired in 2016 and was currently working part-time at Carver Companies. Lou loved spending time at his family's lake house on the Great Sacandaga Lake, where he was also an active member of the Sacandaga Boating Club. He really enjoyed traveling and some of his favorite destinations were South Carolina, Hawaii, Aruba, Jamaica, St. Thomas, St. Martin, the Bahamas, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic. Lou was actively involved in the lives of his family - he never missed any of his children's soccer or lacrosse games, track meets, concerts, musicals, or dance recitals. He loved his dog, Bailey, who was always by his side and often in his arms. Lou especially loved and adored his only grandchild, Caroline, who he spent most of his free time with. Lou is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Patricia E. (Fross) LeFevre; two children, Brandon Louis LeFevre and Jillian (George) McHugh; one grandchild, Caroline McHugh; an aunt, Alice (Leslie) Jones; an uncle, Richard (Patricia) Hennessy; a brother, Anthony (Cynthia) LeFevre; and a sister Dorothy LeFevre. Lou is also survived by five sisters-in-law, Barbara (John) Mazzone, Joan Carpenter, Susan (Bruce) Parker, Margaret Fross, and Jean Meyers, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, Lou was predeceased by his brothers-in-law, Paul Carpenter and Dennis Richardson. The family will receive relatives and friends from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, December 28, in the South Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 65 Willowbrook Ave, South Bethlehem, where a memorial service will follow at 6 p.m. Contributions in Lou's memory may be made to the Mohawk Humane Society, 3 Oakland Ave., Menands, NY, 12204.
Published by Albany Times Union on Dec. 26, 2021.