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Edward Lessor

Edward S. "Ned" Lessor

Sunday, October 1st, 1961 - Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
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Obituary

Edward S. “Ned” Lessor, 58, of Hubert, N.C., formerly of West Hartford, CT, beloved husband of Margie (Villacorte) Lessor passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 while visiting his family in Connecticut. Ned was born in Hartford, CT to the late Edward D. Lessor and Judith A. (Pierce) Lessor on October 1, 1961. Ned attended Conard High School in West Hartford. He joined and proudly served in the U.S. Army National Guard and then enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps.

In 1998 he married his loving wife, Margie (Villacorte) Lessor and together they had two beautiful sons. He was particularly proud of his involvement in the building of many local landmarks, and after 25 years of doing concrete work, Ned and his family retired to North Carolina. He appreciated war memorabilia and had quite a knowledge of military history, stemming from his father who served in the U.S. Army, including fighting in the Korean War. Ned had a life-long love for fishing and enjoyed it whenever he could. He passed this love of fishing down to his two sons, David and Charlie. Ned never missed a football game to cheer on his favorite team, the Vikings (even when they didn’t win!). He also had a passion for sailing, estate and tag sailing that is! Ned’s humor was like no other and could keep you smiling and laughing for hours. He passed this trait to his two sons too! He had a loving heart towards anyone he met.

Ned is survived by his two sons, David A. Lessor who is serving in the U.S. Navy at the Groton Submarine Base and Charles Lessor who will be starting 1st Grade in the Fall. He also leaves his brother Stephen Lessor and his wife Charmen Lessor, sister Suzanne Todd and her husband Chester Dziardziel, sister Mary Ellen Batista, his nephews Mason Todd, Jeremy Todd, Anthony Lessor, and his niece Terra Batista, along with seven great nephews and one on the way, along with one great niece and many cousins, along with a multitude of friends he has made over the years and through Facebook. Ned also leaves his wife’s family in the Philippines, his mother in law, Betecia (Langgamon) Villacorte, who has predeceased him and his father in law, Alfonso Villacorte, his sisters in law, Mercy Solijon and her husband Manuel Solijon, Herbert Dela Cruz and her husband Junjun Dela Cruz, his brother in law Charles Villacorte and his wife Mary Ellen Villacorte, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Calling hour will be at the Sheehan Hilborn Breen Funeral Home, 1084 New Britain Avenue, West Hartford, CT on Thursday, July 2, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Due to Covid restrictions, the family will have a Private Prayer Service following the visitation. Online condolences may be made at www.SheehanHilbornBreen.com
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Sheehan-Hilborn-Breen Funeral Home
    Address
    1084 New Britain Avenue
    West Hartford, CT 06110
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    Notes
    Due to Covid restrictions, the family will have a Private Prayer Service, following the visitation.

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With lots of love - David and Wes

Posted at 05:43pm
Suzanne, Dad, and the Lessor family - We send our sincerest condolences. During this time, we hope you can take this time to celebrate Ned s life.
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terry

Posted at 06:00pm
Oh my God!!! I just seen this on Facebook and I cannot believe my eyes. My good friend is gone, please tell me this is a nightmare. His sons David and Charlie are like my nephews, I love those guys. Too his wife and family I am very saddened to hear of this and I send my deepest condolences, I want you all to know that I really loved this man. Ned my friend may you rest in Gods hands forever and I hope to see you again one day, RIP and I love you and will miss you.
 
MB

Mary Batista Posted at 11:48am

Terry. Thank you so much for your wind words. 🙏
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PamHazen

Posted at 11:21pm
So sorry to hear of Ned's unexpected passing. Ned and I reconnected not too long ago via FB, but were always connected through our middle school days at Sedgwick and Conard High. Ned had such an easy fun loving personality which drew you in, and my favorite memory was of our 8th grade play, where Ned unexpectedly demonstrated a talent for singing and acting and was cast in our musical with a significant part in "The Music Man". He sang one of the big dance numbers, Shipoopee, and seemingly forgot the words during the actual performance but admirably ad libbed the lyrics to include references to the cast party after the show, while dancers continued to sashay around the stage. We always laughed about that, but I always wondered if he really did it on purpose! Always spontaneous, warm and ready to laugh, he was a wonderful spirit and someone who always made your day fun and bright. Condolences to Ned's family and close friends.
 
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Suzanne’s Todd Posted at 12:09am

Thank you for your memories and you described Ned to the “T”
 
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JILL GODFREY Posted at 03:29pm

I didn’t know Ed but I know the name perhaps I know his sister mary my condolences to his family JILL STILES GODFREY CHS CLASS OF 1981
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