Drive-in wake held for owner of Brad’s Service Center in Chicopee

Hampden County

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A drive-in wake to celebrate the life of local business owner and Longmeadow native Brad Leveillee was held Friday.

Brad Leveillee, founder and owner of Brad’s Service Center in Chicopee, was known by many close to him as a cheerful spirit. He not only serviced cars, but also known for racing them.

The service center located at 760 Front Street held a drive-in wake from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Friday to celebrate Brad’s life.

His family remembered him fondly.

“Wonderful human…special place in my heart,” said Bret Leveilee.

Brad’s Service Center continues to run, as it has for 40 years, on Front Street in Chicopee.

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