Salem — Maryann “Mia” (Panzner) Levesque, 57, of Salem, died unexpectedly, but peacefully on November 3, 2013 at her home.
Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Otto J. and Maryann (Sciucco) Panzner. She was raised and educated in Salem, and was a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1974. She had great pride in being captain of the Baton Squad.
Prior to her declining health, Maryann had been employed as a paralegal, and proprietor and operator of her own credit consulting business.
A loving mother, sister and aunt, Maryann had a love of crafts. She was a talented greeting card artist and was known for making beautiful Christmas cards by hand that she sent to family and friends. She truly put all of her love and effort into her cards. She will be deeply missed.
Maryann is survived by her son, Mark Otto Levesque of Salem; her sisters, Hedy Thibault and her husband, Michael, of Salem, and Trina Marie Panzner of Salem; her brothers, Joseph O. Panzner of Randolph, and Thomas J. Panzner of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; and five nieces and nephews she loved very much, Joey, Rosie, Samantha, Jenna, and Michaela.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to her funeral service, which will be held graveside in Greenlawn Cemetery, Salem, on Saturday, November 9, at 11 a.m. Assisting the family with the arrangements is The O’Donnell Funeral Home 46 Washington Square, Salem. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Maryann’s memory to the Salem Hospital Stroke Survivors Group, c/o NSMC Development Office, 81 Highland Ave., Salem, MA 01970. To share a memory, or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com.