Brooklyn – Eugene “Ripper” “Mickey” L. Roy, 80, of Hartford Rd., formerly of Moosup, died Monday, September 29,2014, in Regency Heights Nursing Home. Born in East Providence, RI, he was the son of the late Adelard and Viola (Murray) Roy.
Ripper was a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving with the United States Marines.
Ripper worked as a mason for the Brick Layers Union and Grendell and Dexter.
Ripper enjoyed watching his grandchildren at sporting events and loved his dog Lila. He was a member of the American Legion, the Thompson rod and gun club, and was an avid New York Giants and Boston Red Sox fan.
Ripper is survived by his sons, Gary E. Roy of Thompson and Jeffrey Roy of Putnam; his daughters, Debbie Barrette of Brooklyn, Karen Roy of Woodstock, and Marie Sheldon of Woodstock; his sisters, Joyce Tine of Cranston, RI, Rosemary Roy of Putnam, and Ruth (June) Pollack of Israel; seven grandchildren, and a great grandchild. Eugene was predeceased by three brothers Robert Roy, Sonny Roy, and Donald Roy and a sister Shirley Trent
Relatives and friends are invited to a graveside service at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 in St. Mary Cemetery, 230 Providence St. Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.