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Roger E. Roy

November 15, 1935 ~ January 27, 2019 (age 83)


PEMBROKE – Roger E. Roy, 83; of Pembroke, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at Concord Hospital, following a lengthy battle with Dementia.

Born on November 15, 1935 in Manchester, he was the son of the late Ernest and Jeanne D’Arc (Larcher) Roy.

Roger was educated in the local schools, graduating from Bishop Bradley High School in Manchester and going on to earn his Bachelor’s in Business from Franklin Pierce. He served his country in the United States Navy and upon his return worked for over 35 years at Hollis engineering as a Manager in Circuit board manufacturing until his retirement. Roger enjoyed the 18 years he got to spend in Fort Myers, FL with his wife Norma after his retirement. He had a love for Tennis, Fishing and time spent with his family.

He is survived by his wife Norma (Cantara) Roy of Pembroke, with whom he shared 63 years of Marriage, son, Richard Roy and his wife Colleen of Burns, OR, daughter, Leisa Nevins and her husband Timothy of Naperville, IL, brother, Raymond Roy and his wife Estelle of Hooksett, 14 grandchildren, Andrew, Carly, Kinnon, Brandi, Jonathan, Christopher, Solomon, Ely, Benjamin, Abraham, Kolbe, Abigail, Bailey and Cameron as well as nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2019 from 5:00pm-7:00pm at the Petit-Roan Funeral Home, 167 Main Street, Pembroke. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 10:00am at St. John the Baptist Church in Allenstown. Interment will take place on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 12:00 Noon with the rendering of Military Honors at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Roger’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001.  To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit



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January 31, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Petit-Roan Funeral Home
167 Main St.
Pembroke, NH 03275

Mass of Christian Burial
February 1, 2019

10:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Church
10 School St.
Allenstown, NH 03275

February 1, 2019

12:00 PM
New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery
110 Daniel Webster Highway
Boscawen, NH 03303


Alzheimer's Foundation of America
322 Eighth Ave, 7th Floor, New York NY 10001

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