South Woodstock, CT- Jean (Cady) Roy died peacefully at home on Sunday, August 28, 2011 surrounded by her loving family. She leaves her husband of 58 years, James L. Roy. She was the daughter of the late Eugene and Regina (Gagne) Cayer.
Jean worked at Linemaster Switch and worked for many local families as a housekeeper. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, and friend. She enjoyed spending time with her family and vacationing in Maine.
In addition to her husband James she leaves behind one daughter, Deborah Lucier and her husband Gary of Putnam; two sons, Richard Roy and his wife Marjorie of Woodstock, Michael Roy of Camden, ME; and one daughter-in-law, Jill Delano of Camden, ME; two sisters, Beatrice Sumner of Pomfret, and Barbara McDuffie of Putnam; six grandchildren, Jonathan Roy and wife Melissa, Kyle Lucier and wife Sarah, Jennifer Kindle and husband Paul, Ryan Lucier, Avery and Eliza Roy; five great grandchildren, Ezra, Dathan, Evan, Addison and Kiely. Jean was predeceased by four brothers, Arthur Cady, Lewis Cady, George Cayer, and Norman Cady; and two sisters, Florence Adams and Blanche Defocy. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Jean’s family from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Thursday, September 1, 2011 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church Street, Putnam. A gathering will begin at 9:00 am on Friday, September 2, 2011 in the Gilman Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am in Most Holy Trinity Church, Pomfret. Burial to follow in Munyan Cemetery, Putnam. Memorial donations can be made to Hospice of NE CT, PO Box 632, Putnam CT 06260.