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Beatrice L Champagne

May 16, 1942 ~ September 28, 2018 (age 76)


Beatrice Lévesque Champagne, 76, of Bloomfield, passed away peacefully Friday, September 28, 2018 in Hartford. Bea was born on May 16, 1942 in New York City, daughter of the late André and Etta (Brower) Levesque. Prior to retirement she was employed by Center City Churches in Hartford as a grant writer, and spent many hours volunteering at Peter’s Retreat in Hartford. Bea enjoyed spending time at the Bloomfield Senior Center where she was a member of the knitting and book clubs. She was an avid quilter, knitter, and gardener, and loved sharing her creations as she gave many of them as gifts.

Bea is survived by her husband Joseph Attenello of Bloomfield, her daughter Denise Champagne and her husband Sean Bailey of Marlborough, her daughter Deborah Champagne of Connecticut, and her son Daniel Champagne and his husband Stephen Zane of Manchester, as well as her four loving grandchildren Myra Lopez, Alexandra Bailey, Jason Champagne-Schadtle, and Kevin Schadtle.

Family and friends are welcome to celebrate her life on Friday, October 12, 2018, from 3-6 PM at the Manchester Funeral Home, 142 East Center Street, Manchester. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Beatrice’s name to the Bloomfield Senior Center, Planned Parenthood, or to Connecticut Public Television. 

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Celebration of Life
October 12, 2018

3:00 PM
Manchester Funeral Home
142 East Center Street
Manchester, CT 06040


Connecticut Public Television
1049 Asylum Avenue, Hartford CT 06105
Tel: 1-860-275-7550
Web: http://www.cptv.org

Bloomfield Senior Center
330 Park Avenue, Bloomfield CT 06002
Tel: 1-860-243-8361
Email: senior@bloomfieldct.org
Web: http://bloomfieldct.gov

Planned Parenthood
319B Main Street, Manchester CT 06040
Tel: 1-860-643-1607

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