Donald Roy

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Cohoes – Donald C. Roy, 83, of Cohoes, passed away at St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany with his family by his side on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.  He was born in Cohoes and was a graduate of LaSalle Institute and attended Siena College.  Son of the late Culbert and Rosalie Lessard Roy. He served his country in the United States Air Force. He worked for Mohawk Fine Papers in Cohoes as a Department Manager until his retirement in 1999.  He participated in several golf leagues and was proud of his two holes in one.  Don was a communicant of the Church of the Holy Trinity in Cohoes, a Eucharistic Minister and he served on the Finance Committee for several years.  Husband of the late Anne-Marie Arneault Roy.  Father of Donna (John) Klingbeil of Colonie, Diane (Joseph) Sheridan of Loudonville and Denise (Robert) Elwell of Brunswick, grandfather of Rebecca, Patrick and Eileen Kennedy, Erin Klingbeil, Melissa and Michael Sheridan, Lindsey Elwell, Martin and Emily Klingbeil, also survived by a nephew Kevin and a niece Karyn.  Brother-in-law of Lillian (Richard) Cunniff and Sandra Arneault (Michael Pugliano).  Funeral Tuesday, March 19 at 10:00am from the Church of the Holy Trinity, Cohoes where a Mass of Christian Burial will be Concelebrated by Rev. Brian Slezak, Rev. Donald Bourgeois and Rev. Geoffrey Burke. Interment will follow in Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville, NY.  Relatives and friends may call at the DUFRESNE FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 216 Columbia Street, Cohoes on Monday from 4:00 to 7:00pm.  Friends who wish to remember Don in a special way may donate to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in his memory. 


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