Vernon - Joanne T. Roy-Christian, 78, of Vernon, formerly of East Hartford, passed away, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.
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She was born Oct. 9, 1934, in Nashua, N.H., the daughter of the late Napoleon and Adrienne (Carle) Christian. She was a Connecticut district sales manager of Casual Male, the owner of Joey's Menswear, Salem, and Dun & Bradstreet receivable management, East Hartford. She was also a published writer/author.
She is survived by her children, David A. Roy and his wife, Donna, of Vernon, Christopher P. Roy of West Hartford, Valerie J. Koschmieder and her husband, Ernie, of Groton, and John S. Roy and his wife, Alma, of Vernon; her sister, Carole J. Krueger and her husband, Neil, of New Hampshire; and her grandchildren, Ryan, Jessica, and Jennifer Koschmieder, Kimberly Roy, Brandon Roy, Tiffany Roy, and Justin Roy.
Relatives and friends are welcome to join the family from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at the Burke-Fortin Funeral Home, 76 Prospect St., Rockville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at St. Bernard's Church, 25 St. Bernard Terrace, Rockville. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association, 8 Keynote Drive, Vernon, CT 06066.
For online condolences, please visit www.pietrasfuneralhome.com
Published in The Day on Nov. 14, 2012