I would like to honor my father, Armand Levesque as well as his father, Armand Levesque. On my mother’s side I would like to honor the tallest man i’ve ever know (standing 5’1”) Joseph Dazzo. He passed away peacefully on November 30, 2010 and was placed at Arlington National Cemetery.
Mr. Dazzo was born on June 16, 1919 in Staten Island, New York. He was retired from the U.S. Army serving during World War II and Korean Conflict. He served in three invasions which included North Africa, Sicily and Normandy (Omaha Beach) and five battles Algeria, French Morocco, Tunisia, Northern France, Rhineland Ardennes, and the Battle of the Bulge. Joseph was a life member of the forty & eight Voiture 380, Past Commander of The American Legion Post 10, member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7589, member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1380 and a member of the Society of the First Infantry Division.