OBITUARY

Thomas Richard Roy

November 4, 1942March 6, 2019
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The skilled hands of the great machinist, Thomas R. Roy 76, of Howard Street, Keene, NH, fell still with his passing on March 6, 2019 at his home in Keene.

His parents, Thomas L. and Elizabeth (Alimandi) Roy, welcomed their son into the world on November 4, 1942 in Miami, FL. Thomas grew up in Berlin, NH and was a 1960 graduate of Notre Dame High School in Berlin.

He went on to trade school where he was quickly recognized for his great skills as a machinist. It was these skills that brought him to Keene in 1964 to work as a machinist with the former Kingsbury Corporation in Keene, for 42 years. Over the course of his time with Kingsbury’s, Thomas earned many accolades and was well respected by his peers for his talents as a machinist.

Thomas was a great lover of the outdoors and was an avid hunter. He also had a great fondness for animals and always had a bag of treats in his pocket to share with his four-legged friends. His perfect day would center on having a good cup of coffee with his friends, especially his friend, Tom; watching TV; or playing a game of cribbage, a game that he was very competitive at. He was also a skilled pool player, winning several tournaments. His passion in life was being with everyone he loved, especially his family.

He was a longtime parishioner of St. Bernard Church in Keene; and a member of the Keene Moose Club and the Keene Elks Club.

He will be greatly missed by many, especially his three daughters, Kathleen Richards and her husband, David of Keene, Joelle Eldredge of Nashua, NH, Heather Eakin, of Keene; four grandchildren, Eddie Eldredge, III, Alexandru Richards, Tommy Eldredge, Emily Anne Eakin; his brothers and sisters, Robert Roy and his wife, Helen, Sharon Letarte and her husband, Richard, Louise Corrigan and her husband, Mike, and Elaine Moreau and her husband, Roland, all of Berlin; his son-in-law, Edgar Eldredge, II, of Nashua; his soulmate, Patricia Forsyth, of Swanzey, NH; and many nieces, nephews and extended family members. He was predeceased by a brother, Richard Roy; a sister, Janet Demers; and a brother-in-law, Fred Demers.

A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 11:00am in St. Bernard Church, 185 Main Street, Keene. Burial will follow in the West Cemetery, Bradford Road, Keene. Family and friends are invited to call on Monday evening, March 11th, from 5:00 to 7:00pm at the Foley Funeral Home, 49 Court Street, Keene.

In lieu of flowers, for those who wish, donations may be made in Mr. Roy’s memory to the Meals on Wheels Program, c/o Home Healthcare Hospice and Community Services, PO Box 564, Keene, NH 03431-0564.

  • FAMILY

  • Kathleen Richards and husband, David, Daughter
  • Joelle Eldredge, Daughter
  • Heather Eakin, Daughter
  • Eddie Eldredge III, Grandson
  • Alexandru Richards, Grandson
  • Tommy Eldredge, Grandson
  • Emily Anne Eakin, Granddaughter
  • Robert Roy and wife, Helen, Brother
  • Sharon Letarte and husband, Richard, Sister
  • Louise Corrigan and husband, Mike, Sister
  • Elaine Moreau and husband, Roland, Sister
  • Edgar Eldredge II, Son-in-law
  • Patricia Forsyth, Soulmate
  • Richard Roy, Brother
  • Janet Demers, Sister
  • Fred Demers, Brother-in-law
  • Elizabeth (Alimandi) Roy, Mother
  • Thomas L. Roy, Father
  • Thomas is also survived by many nieces, nephews and extended family members.
  • DONATIONS

  • Meals On Wheels Program

Services

  • Visitation and Celebration of Life Monday, March 11, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, March 12, 2019
REMEMBERING

Thomas Richard Roy

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