A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 1, at St. Joseph’s Convent Chapel, 1300 Maria Drive, Stevens Point, with the Rev. Tom Lindner of Newman University Parish presiding. Burial will be in St. Stephen Cemetery.
Visitation will be at Boston Funeral Home in Stevens Point from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, and at the convent from 10 a.m. Saturday until the Mass.
Memorials can be made to Catholic Relief Services, Operation Bootstrap or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences may be offered online at www.bostonfuneralhome.net.
Mrs. Levi was born Feb. 27, 1919, in Buffalo, N.Y., a daughter of the late Thomas F. and Martha (McDermott) Carberry.
In 1940, she graduated from D’Youville College with a biology major/chemistry minor and began working at DuPont.
She was married to James H. Levi from Stevens Point Feb. 17, 1945, in Buffalo while he was on leave from the U.S. Army Air Corps. Levi, who served 28 years as a county and Circuit Court judge, died in 1984.
They returned to Stevens Point shortly after their marriage and started a family.
She was a den mother and introduced her children to camping and cross country skiing. She often traveled to attend her grandchildren’s activities throughout Wisconsin and Minnesota, as well as Colorado and Oregon.
She traveled through the Elderhostel Program (now Road Scholar), visiting many states as well as China, Greece and the United Kingdom. She also travelled with family to France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy and Peru.
She was a graduate of the Diocese of La Crosse Lay Ministry Program and through her parish participated in a mission trip to Andros, Bermuda.
She was a longtime member of the Stevens Point Art League and the Stevens Point Doll Club, as well as a bridge player. After losing her vision, she utilized books on tape through the Wisconsin Talking Book Library.
Survivors include three sons, Thomas (Jude Christensen), John (Carole) and Jim; three daughters, Marianne Siebert, Marti (Greg) Sowka and Joan (Greg) Bennett; one daughter-in-law, Debbie Levi; 15 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-stepgrandchild.
She was preceded in death by one son, Michael Patrick; and one brother, Thomas F. “Bud” Carberry Jr.