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Joseph L. Roy


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JOSEPH L. ROY 1935 - 2018
VERO BEACH, FL - Joseph L. Roy, 83, formerly of Thompson/Brooklyn, CT died Friday, April 20th, 2018 in Hospice Care following a long illness. Born in Uxbridge, MA Nov. 7, 1935 to the late Felician and Adrienne Roy, Joe is survived by his wife, Dorothy, three sisters Jeanne Spence, Judy White, and Lucille Dover. Father of six children, Paul, Peter, Denise, Valerie, Michelle, and David, is grandfather of 12 and great grandfather of six with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Upon graduating from Northbridge High School, Joe enlisted in the Marine Corps and was a combat veteran of the Korean War. His law enforcement career began in 1964 when served as patrol officer for the Northbridge Police Department until 1967 when he attended and graduated from the Connecticut State Police Academy; serving at Troop C, Troop D and spent 14 years as a detective with CT State Fire Marshal's Office. He was President of Windham County Fire Marshal's Association and was Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Fire Marshal's Association. Joe retired from the CSP in 1987 and served several years as Fire Marshal for the town of Killingly, CT. He will be forever missed by his family and friends.
Funeral service will be held in Vero Beach at St. John of the Cross Church on August 15th @ 11:00 AM followed by Burial at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery.
Published in Norwich Bulletin from Aug. 7 to Aug. 9, 2018
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