Daniel Leveris, 61, of Greenwood Rd, died from a sudden and aggressive cancer Wednesday, March 28, 2012. He was born in Haverhill, MA on October 15, 1950, the only child of Alexander and Helen Faniades Leveris.
After graduating high school, he served as a volunteer full-time minister of Jehovah’s Witnesses for several years, spending one year at the World Headquarters in Brooklyn, NY. On April 21, 1973 he married Jane M. Souther of Cohasset, MA, and together they moved to Brunswick, ME to continue their volunteer full-time ministry.
In 1973, he founded Down East Cleaning, a janitorial and carpet cleaning business, which he and his wife, together, successfully ran for many years. As a member of the Brunswick community for 39 years, he will be remembered for his outstanding generosity and genuine hospitality. A true and caring friend, he willingly looked after “widows and fatherless boys.” He was known to his friends and family as the “Grill Master”. He also enjoyed good food, good wine, and great pizza. With his family, he enjoyed traveling, vacations at Newfound Lake, skiing, tennis, basketball, and working in his garden. Most important to him, he served Jehovah God faithfully throughout his life.
He is survived by Jane, his wife of 39 years, and their four children, Chris, Theo and his wife Kim, Alex, and Mercedes; his uncle Arturo Leveris of Lugano, Switzerland and his aunt Irene Karamalis of Hartford, CT.
ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours were held Saturday, March 31, from 11-2 PM at the Brackett Funeral Home, 29 Federal Street, Brunswick, ME followed by a memorial talk at 3 PM at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 22 Water St, Brunswick, ME.