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Graveside Service

Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Thursday January 6th, 2022

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Patty L. Roy

Patty L. (Anderkin) Roy, 87, of Phillipston, died peacefully Monday, December 27, 2021, in Heywood Hospital, Gardner.

Born in Conway, Kentucky, on April 5, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Preston and Pearl (Martin) Anderkin. She graduated from Berea High School and College in Berea, KY. Patty was a Cafeteria Manager employed by Phillipston Elementary School for 11-years prior to her retirement in 1997.

Patty was a parishioner of Holy Cross Church in Templeton. She enjoyed knitting, golfing, watching television, and cooking. Her family was her pride and joy, always treasuring each special moment with them.

Patty is survived by her husband of 66-years, Edward R. Roy of Phillipston; three daughters, Robin L. Earle and her husband Michael of Phillipston, Annette R. Gray and her husband Jason of Phillipston, and Susan M. Drouin and her husband Brian of Phillipston; three sons, Richard R. Roy and his wife Paula of Lowell, Daniel J. Roy of Groton, and John F. Roy and his wife Lauren of Phillipston; fifteen grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; three sisters, Wanda Prater of Berea, KY, Frances Cusazk of Richmond, KY, Peggy Mason and her husband Bobby of Crab Orchard, KY; a brother, Preston Frank Anderkin and his wife Arlene of Conway, KY; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was predeceased by a son, Mark E. Roy; three sisters, Gladys Gill, Dorothy Osolvesky, and Loretta Livingston.

Graveside Services will be held Thursday, January 6, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. in the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen Street, Winchendon, MA.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX, 75284, on their website at (www.heart.org). Please reference in memory of Patty L. Roy.

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Pat, I enjoyed the few times I got to spend with you and Annette, Robin and Suzie. They definitely got your sense of humour. You will be missed! Our loss....truly heaven's gain. Until we meet again in the presence of our Lord, try to behave!

Chris Symonds Jan 12 2022 4:55 PM

So sorry for your loss ❤
She was like a mother to me in my teenage years. Many great memories.

Kelly Jan 3 2022 9:48 AM

Prayers for Patty and her family.

Donna Raymond Jan 3 2022 5:19 AM

I'm sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Eileen Dec 30 2021 8:39 PM

Prayers for Patty and her family and friends. She always had the brightest smile in that Cafe at Phillipston Memorial.

Kris Boudreau Dec 30 2021 8:17 AM

Love you Aunt Patty, may you Rest In Peace with almighty God in heaven. You will be missed.

Anthony Hamblen Dec 28 2021 10:46 PM

Rest in peace mom. You are the best mom in the whole world and I love you

Robin Dec 28 2021 9:26 PM

To a wonderful lady and great friend. Love Fred/Ellie Doucette.

Fred Doucette Dec 28 2021 9:37 AM