Gilman Roy (1930—2017)

MICCO, Fla and FORT KENT, Maine — Gilman Roy, 86, passed away on August 24, 2017, after living with COPD for many years.

He was born October 22, 1930 to Marie (Caron) and Augustine Roy of Eagle Lake, Maine. He was married to Rita (Corriveau-Theriault) Roy for 38 years. Rita also died eight days later on September 1, 2017. Gilman is survived by one son James Roy, two daughters: Mary Roy of Archdale, NC, and her three children: Tina and husband Chris (their children Claudia, Kasey, Rylie and Charlotte), Lori (predeceased) (her son Bradley), Suzanne and husband Mike (their children Sammy and Sadie); Gloria Pelletier and husband Pierre Pelletier of Pikesville, NC. Their three children: Amie and husband Rob (their children Madison and Payton), Nicole and husband Danny (their children Camden, Jake, and Koby), and Chantal and husband Jeff (their children Soleil, Roxie and Uriah). He also had three step daughters: Brenda Pelletier and husband Roger of Eagle Lake. Their children: Nicholas and wife Abigail (their daughter Evangeline), Mathew and wife Amy (their son Grayson), and Jamie and husband Josh (their son Mason); Kim Pelletier and husband Todd of Bristol, CT, their two sons Kevin and Andrew; Karen Huard and husband Keith of Arundel, ME. They have three children: Curtis, Amanda, and Meagan.

Gilman was predeceased by eleven brothers and sisters. His living siblings are his twin Gilmae Nadeau of Bristol, CT, and Juliette Smart of Fort Kent.

Gilman drove a truck for many years. He especially loved to drive in the Northern Maine woods. He was a great husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He loved to spend time with family and friends and had lots of stories to tell. His jokes and sense of humor will be missed by all.

The family wants to thank all of Gilman and Rita’s friends and Florida “family” that were a great support to the family during the loss of both our parents.

There is a tentative date of June 25, 2018 for a memorial service to celebrate Rita and Gilman’s life at the St. Louis Catholic Church in Fort Kent. People may contact family through Brenda Pelletier, 2804 Aroostook Road, Eagle Lake, ME 04739.

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