Peter G. Roy; age 68
LOWELL -- Peter G. Roy, 68, a lifelong resident of Lowell, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at his home.
Born in Lowell on October 8, 1945, he was a son of the late Serge A. and Rachel M. (Bosse) Roy.
Peter attended St. Joseph Elementary and was a graduate of the former St. Joseph High School.
He served with the United States Army in Korea during the Vietnam War until his Honorable Discharge in 1971.
He was an avid motorcycle and scooter rider, an endeavor that took him on many cross country and Mexican treks. His passion was rebuilding and restoring vintage motorcycles and scooters.
He was also an avid swimmer, Boston Celtics fan, storyteller, and could often be found at the Lowell Senior Center enjoying a game of pool.
He leaves his sister, Jeanne M. Roy and her wife, Judith Deschenes of Dracut; several cousins; and many friends.
ROY -- Relatives and friends are invited to gather on Monday morning from 9 until 10 AM at the McKENNA-OUELLETTE FUNERAL HOME, 327 Hildreth Street. Burial to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Peter's memory to a
. For directions or condolences, please visit www.mckennaouellette.com
McKenna-Ouellette Funeral Home
327 Hildreth St Lowell, MA 01850
Published in Lowell Sun on Apr. 6, 2014