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Norman Roy, Sr.

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Birthplace: Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States
Death: Died in Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Roy and Clara Roy
Husband of <private> Roy (Siok)
Father of Joseph Roy and <private> Roy

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NORMAN ROY 84 OF HOUSATONIC, MA DIED PEACEFULLY SATURDAY MAY 24, 2014 AT HOME WITH HIS LOVED ONES BY HIS SIDE. HE WAS BORN IN EXETER, N.H. SON OF THE LATE JOSEPH AND CLARA BERGERON ROY. HE ATTENDED SCHOOLS IN LOWELL, MA. HE ALSO ATTENDED BERKSHIRE COMMUNITY COLLEGE. NORMAN PROUDLY SERVED HIS COUNTRY WITH THE U.S.ARMY DURING THE KOREAN WAR FROM 1947-1953 ATTAINING THE RANK OF STAFF SERGEANT. AFTER THE WAR HE WORKED FOR RISING PAPER COMPANY FOR OVER 36 YEARS AS A PAPERMAKER THEN AS A SHIFT SUPERVISOR FOR 20 YEARS. AFTER HIS RETIREMENT HE WORKED IN THE KITCHEN AT AUSTIN RIGGS, STOCKBRIDGE, AND THEN AS A FUNERAL DIRECTOR ASSISTANT WITH HIS SON JOSEPH AT THE BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME. HE WAS A COMMUNICANT OF BLESSED TERESA OF CALCUTTA CHURCH OF THE CORPUS CHRISTI PARISH, AND THE FORMER ALL SAINTS CHURCH. NORMAN WAS AN AVID N.Y. METS FAN; HE ENJOYED PLAYING CARDS AND GAMES OF CHANCE, AND SPENDING TIME WITH HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE THE FORMER THERESA A. SIOK WHOM HE MARRIED ON NOVEMBER 18, 1950 IN THE TRIPLER ARMY CHAPEL, HONOLULU, HAWAII, TWO SONS, JOSEPH AND HIS WIFE CHRISTINE OF GREAT BARRINGTON, AND DR. NORMAN G. AND HIS WIFE NANCY OF EASTHAMPTON, MA, ONE SISTER JEAN BURNHAM AND HER HUSBAND LAWRENCE OF ROSEWELL, GEORGIA, HIS SISTER-IN-LAW BERNICE ROY OF PITTSFIELD, FIVE GRANDCHILDREN, TIMOTHY AND HIS WIFE MEGHAN, MEREDITH, CHRISTOPHER, JENNIFER AND JESSICA, TWO GREAT GRANDDAUGHTERS, LEILANA AND CAMILLA AND SEVERAL NIECES AND NEPHEWS. NORM WAS PREDECEASED BY TWO BROTHERS, ROBERT AND FRANCIS “FRANK”.

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR NORMAN ROY WHO DIED MAY 24, WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY MAY 29, 2014 WITH A LITURGY OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL AT 10:00 AM AT BLESSED TERESA OF CALCUTTA CHURCH WITH THE REVEREND WILLIAM P. MURPHY PASTOR OFFICIATING. BURIAL WITH MILITARY HONORS WILL FOLLOW IN ST. BRIDGET’S CEMETERY. FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS ON WEDNESDAY FROM 4-6 PM AT THE BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME.

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Norman Roy, Sr.'s Timeline

1930
February 9, 1930
Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States
2014
May 24, 2014
Age 84
Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
May 29, 2014
Age 84
Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States