Roger E. Roy(1925 - 2013)

FRANKLIN - Mr. Roger E. Roy, 87, of Franklin, died at Concord Hospital Monday, April 22, 2013.

He was born in Franklin Dec. 4, 1925 the son of Cyprien and Gilberte (Allard) Roy.

Roger resided in Franklin most of his life and was a graduate of Franklin High School.

During World War II, he served with the U.S. Navy as a parachute rigger.

After serving his country, Roger was employed in the insurance industry in Coventry, Conn. Upon returning to Franklin in 1963, he worked delivering dairy products for Gile Dairy. He later worked as a teller/cashier at Franklin National Bank which became Franklin Cooperative Bank. He became loan officer and later branch manager. Following retirement from the bank, he was a real estate agent with Laurie Dunlop Realty.

Roger was a communicant of St. Paul Church and was a member of the former Fr. AJ Timon Knights of Columbus Council.

Family members include his daughters, Lynn Poire and her husband, Michael of Laconia, Diane Kosicki of Meriden, Conn., Tina Roy of Plantsville, Conn., and Karen Roy of Cromwell, Conn.; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; a close, loving companion, Ginnette DeCarie of St. Jovitte, PQ, Canada; and a niece and nephew.

A visiting hour will be held Saturday, April 27th, from noon to 1 p.m., at Thibault-Neun Funeral Home, 143 Franklin St., Franklin, with a service to follow beginning at 1 .p.m.

Burial will be in Franklin Cemetery.

Donations in memory of Roger may be made to Franklin Animal Shelter, 71 Punch Brook Rd., Franklin, 03235.

For directions and an online guestbook, please visit

Funeral Home

Thibault-Neun Funeral Home
143 Franklin Street  Franklin, NH 03235
(603) 934-2408

Published in The Concord Monitor on Apr. 24, 2013