Norma C. (Desotell) Roy(1939 - 2013)

MILFORD - Norma C. (Desotel) Roy, 72, of Milford, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2013 at Crestwood Nursing Home.

Norma was born in Springfield, Mass. July 11, 1939, daughter of the late Euby and Ida (Bouchard) Desotell. She and her husband Donald Roy recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

Prior to retirement, Norma worked as a manager in human resources at a private agency. Norma loved spending time with her family, volunteering with Nashua schoolchildren, playing cards with friends, and visiting the ocean.

Besides her husband, Norma is survived by two sons, Peter Roy and his wife Cathy of Chicopee, Mass., Edward Roy and his wife Kim of Concord; one daughter Denise Brisson and her husband Jim of Mont Vernon; six grandchildren, Shara, Kimberly, Joseph, Chloe, Grace, and Charlie; as well as nieces, nephews, and cousins

Visiting hours will be held Sunday, January 20, from 1 to 4 p.m., in the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home 21 Kinsley Street Nashua.

A Funeral Mass will be held Monday, January 21, at 10 a.m., at St. John Neumann Church, 708 Milford Road, Merrimack. Everyone is invited to meet at church.

Burial will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in her name to American Red Cross, 442 Nashua Street, Milford NH 03055.

To view an on-line memorial, send a condolence or for more information, go to www.anctil-rochette.com. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home.

Published in The Concord Monitor on Jan. 17, 2013