Jeannette (Cormier) Roy

August 4, 1930 ~ December 5, 2021 (age 91)


Fitchburg-Jeannette (Cormier) Roy, 91, died unexpectedly at home on Sunday, December 5, 2021.

   Jeannette was born in Fitchburg, MA on August 4, 1930, a daughter of the late Alyre and Aline (Desrosier) Cormier. She was the beloved wife of the late Francis G. Roy who passed away in 2001.

   Jeannette was a lifelong resident of Fitchburg, having been born and raised in the city. She was a homemaker, caring for her two sons as they grew up. Once her sons were grown, Jeannette worked for Kmart in Fitchburg for 12 years, as well as Foster Grant in Fitchburg for 6 years. In her spare time, Jeannette enjoyed playing bingo and cards with her friends at St. Joseph’s House where she resided and she also enjoyed shopping.

   Jeannette is survived by her two sons, Steven R. Roy of Gardner, MA and Richard F. “Rick” Roy of Leominster, MA; two brothers, Alyre Cormier, Jr., of Leominster, MA and Donald Cormier of Fitchburg, MA; two grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends. In addition to her husband and parents, Jeannette was predeceased by her daughter-in-law, Marsha Roy and her siblings, Robert Cormier, Ray Cormier, and Dorothy “Dot” Cormier.

   Visitation will be held on Monday, December 13, 2021, from 10:00am – 12:00pm in the Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli Funeral Home, 243 Water Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420.

   Private burial will take place at a later date in St. Joseph Cemetery, Fitchburg, MA.

   In lieu of flowers, the family kindly asks that memorial contributions be made to The Salvation Army, 739 Water Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420.

   John F. Masciarelli, James M. Hebert and Terresa Shea, Funeral Directors.

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December 13, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Masciarelli Family Funeral Homes
243 Water Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420

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