Leo Roy and his wife Bertha
The Providence Sunday Journal
February 26, 1989
Leo R. Roy
Leo R. Roy, 88, of Post Road, a building contractor until retiring 20 years ago, died yesterday at home. He was the husband of Eleanor A. (Howard) Roy.
Born in Warwick, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred P. Roy.
Mr. Roy was active in politics, and was a former member of the Third Ward Democratic Committee, the Warwick Democratic City Committee and the Democratic State Committee. He was the Warwick highway commissioner in the early 1930s during the administration of former Mayor John O'Brien, and served as a member of the original Warwick Sewer Commission.
Besides his wife he leaves four sons, Leo R. Roy Jr. of North Kingstown, Alfred P. Roy of Scituate, Emil E., and Edward C. Roy, both of Warwick; a daughter, Marie Vasconcellos of Riverdale, N.J.; a brother, Napoleon Roy of Bradenton, Fla.; 26 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Tuesday at 9 a.m. from the Peter J. Barrett Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 at St. Gregory the Great Church, Cowesett Road. Burial will be in St. Ann's Cemetery, Cranston.
St. Ann's Cemetery
73 Church Street
Cranston, RI 02920
1906 HILTON W. HOWARD 1979
1908 HIS WIFE ANNA A. PECO 1998
1929 ELEANOR A. HOWARD
1900 LEO ROY 1989
1906 BERTHA 1951
1904 LOUIS A. ROY 1968
1936 MONICA ROY LAMOUREUX 1985
The above picture was taken before Eleanor died. She died in 2015. That year is probably on the tombstone.
Louis was Leo's brother and Monica was Leo and Bertha's daughter.