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December 20, 1931 - December 24, 2018

Funeral Service Date
December 29, 2018
Funeral Service Time
10:30 am

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Thomas Joseph Roy, 87, of Ft. Wayne passed away December 24, 2018 at his home in Ft. Wayne surrounded by his loving family. Tom was born on December 20, 1931 in Ft. Wayne. He was a Korean War veteran serving proudly in the U.S. Navy. He graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1950 where he was an all city basketball player. Tom was employed with the Plumbers & Steamfitters Local #166 for 62 years. He loved being with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Tom also loved to fish and spend time in his workshop. Tom is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, MaDonna (nee Hartman); three daughters, Deborah (Dan) Scheib of Ft. Wayne, Sharon (Jeff) Parks of Ft. Wayne, Rhonda (Eugene) Scare of Huntertown; son, Daniel (Denise) Roy of Ft. Wayne; 12 grandchildren, Heather Parks (fiancée Mark Gross), Joseph (Helen) Roy, Stacey (Brandon) White, Erika (John) Marx, Nicholas (Diedre) Parks, Ashley (Eric) Toy, Jenna Roy, Emily (Zach) Comer, Jared Roy, Elizabeth Roy, Jordan Roy, and Ethan Roy; 10 great grandchildren, Jules Roy, Cayden Cunefare, Maxwell Parks, Louise Roy, Katie White, Isaac Marx, Levi Comer, Holden Parks, Sadie Toy, and Johanna Roy; two sisters, Joan Penningroth of Angola, Sandy (Bruce) Schelm of Leo; brother, Jim Roy of Fremont; and sister-in-law Patricia Irey. Thomas was preceded in death by his parents, Isadore J. and Velma F. Roy; brother, Louie Roy; and brother-in-law Carl Penningroth. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am, Saturday, December 29, 2018 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1502 E. Wallen Rd. with calling one hour prior. Visitation will be held Friday, December 28, 2018, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm with a rosary at 3:30 pm at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave. Burial with military honors will be in Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Honor Flight of NE Indiana or Masses.

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

rosary at 3:30 pm

Visitation Date

December 28, 2018

Visitation Time

02:00 pm – 04:00 pm

06:00 pm – 08:00 pm

Additional Info

rosary at 3:30 pm

Funeral Service Information:

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church-Fort Wayne

Phone: 260-489-3537

Address: 1502 E Wallen Rd Fort Wayne IN, 46825

Service Date: December 28, 2018

Service Time: 2:00 pm

Service Notes: calling one hour prior

Funeral Service Date

December 29, 2018

Funeral Service Time

10:30 am

Additional Info

calling one hour prior

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