Rosaire Roy Jr., 1943 - 2014

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Rosaire Roy Jr., 71, of 8 Amanda Drive, North Turner, died Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, following a long illness. Born in St. Agathe on February 1, 1943, he was the son of Rosaire and Ida Bourgoin Roy Sr. Educated in Fort Kent, he married the former Marie Rossingnol in 1963. For many years, he worked as a truck driver for J & R Builders in New York State. After moving back to Maine in 1976, he worked for Decoster until fully retiring at the age of 65. Rosaire loved spending time with his dog, Buddy, enjoyed going to camp in the summers, giving his wife advice on the birdhouses she built, and especially cherished time spent with his grandchildren. A member of St. Philip’s Church, Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, he is survived by his wife Marie of North Turner, two sons, Steven and wife Brenda of Lewiston, and David and wife Melissa of Greene, a daughter, Sylvia and husband Danny Cozart of Leeds, two brothers, Phil Roy and wife Dianne of Belgrade, and Sylvio Roy of Roanoke, VA, three sisters, Cecile and husband Claude Roy of Van Buren, Edwina and husband Gerald Roy of Frenchville, and Brenda and husband Dean Cyr of Lewiston, a daughter-in-law, Lisa Roy of Turner, twelve grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Rosaire Roy III, two brothers, Angelo and Romeo Roy, and a granddaughter, Amanda Roy. 

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Funeral Notice

ROY, Rosaire, 71, of North Turner, died in Lewiston on April 2, 2014. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday, 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 PM. Service will be Tuesday, 11 AM, St. Philip’s Church. Interment in the Spring, North Turner Cemetery. 

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