LeRoy Roy Nordstrom died peacefully on June 24th, 2013 at Maples Nursing Home in Wrentham. He was 84. Born August 23, 1928, Roy grew up in Norwood and graduated from Norwood High School. After serving in the Army
in both WWII
and the Korean War
, he married Sally Montcalm of Hyannis. His work career included working for Beacon Plastics, Hill Machine and Ingersoll Rand where he retired holding the position of machine programmer. Roy is survived by Sally, his wife of 61 years as well as his children Pam Snell, Judith Nordstrom, Peter Nordstrom and Eric Nordstrom and grandchildren Matt Snell, Beth Cohen, Kevin Corcoran, Katherine Corcoran, Garrett Nordstrom, Andrew Nordstrom and Ryan Nordstrom. Roy was a long time resident of Walpole. He was a member of the North Walpole Fish and Game Club as well as an avid gardener. His later years allowed him to show off his fine woodworking skills as he delighted his family and friends with his beautiful workmanship in such items as tables, benches, chairs, jewelry boxes and other pieces of fine furniture. He spent much of his time designing and creating unique and unusual birdhouses. Made of solid hardwoods, Roy enjoyed painstakingly cutting each piece of wood into the intricate shapes that made his birdhouses and birdfeeders so special. A wake was held on Thursday, June 27th at the May Funeral Home in Norwood, Services were held on Friday, June 28th at the First Congregational Church in Norwood. Burial followed at Highland Cemetery in Norwood. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the
, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241.