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LeRoy Eugene Euvrard

SHARON — On Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, LeRoy Eugene Euvrard, Jr. passed away thirteen days after his 80th birthday.  He was proceeded in death by his mother, Madelyn Euvrard (Martyn), and father, LeRoy Eugene Euvrard.  He is survived by his children Annica (Philip) Waalkes, Aimee (Eric) Terry, Illaina (Adam) Neigebauer, Adrian (Melissa) Euvrard, and step-daughter Jessica (Craig) Roten as well as eleven grandchildren. As a child he enjoyed spending summers on his grandparents farm in Sharon, Connecticut and frequently shared stories of his adventures.  After graduating from Hingham High School, he joined the Navy (VP-31, the RAG (Replacement Air Group) while studying history at Columbia University.  He was very proud of and enjoyed his time spent in the Navy.  While flying missions between Adak, Alaska and Hawaii, he met his first wife, Jane Dalman.  They settled in York, Pennsylvania with their two daughters Annica and Aimee after finishing his Law degree at Boston University.  He had been involved in scouts as a child and become a scoutmaster which he recounted as being one of the things he enjoyed the most in his life.  LeRoy met his second wife, Lucy Ward, in Cincinnati, Ohio.  They were married shortly thereafter and moved to a hobby farm in Newton, Wisconsin.  There they welcomed Illaina and Adrian. LeRoy again became involved with scouts.  He enjoyed hiking and often loaded the family in the van to go camping.  The family moved to Ohio where he became a very active member in the Unitarian Universalist Community.  He also enjoyed traveling, trying different foods, attending his children’s events, playing computer games, and going to museums.  Upon retirement, LeRoy moved to Hericourt, France, his ancestral home, where he spent several years exploring Europe in a camper van with his dog and immersed himself in history, his second love after politics.  He was an activist and volunteered his time in causes he was passionate about.  When traveling became more difficult for him, he returned back to the U.S. and spent time both in Michigan and Tennessee, whose weather he much preferred.  He enjoyed debating politics with friends and sharing his travels on Facebook.

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