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Welcome to the memorial page for

James Patrick Roy

October 27, 1923 ~ September 21, 2017 (age 93)

James Patrick Roy, 93, of Alpena passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.

James was born October 27, 1923, in Alpena to the late Joseph and Stella (Maciejewski) Roy. On May 28, 1949, he married Alice Timmreck. James served in the United States Marine Corp. He worked for the Michigan State Police for 31 years, retiring as a sergeant in 1979, and later as a security guard for Alpena Public Schools for 10 years. James was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Alpena V.F.W. Post 2496, and F.O.P.-William Keller Post.

Surviving are his wife, Alice; three children, Susan Roy; Alan (Jean) Roy, Michael (Diane) Roy; 8 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and sister, Genevieve Nelson.

Mr. Roy was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Stacey Kay in 1984; two brothers, John Roy and Bernard Roy.

Mr. Roy is at the Bannan Funeral Home where visitation will take place on Sunday from 2-8 p.m. with a parish prayer service at 7 p.m. and military honors at 5 p.m. by Alpena V.F.W. Post 2496. Visitation will continue Monday at St. Bernard Church of All Saints Parish from 10 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. with Rev. James Fitzpatrick officiating.

Interment:  Holy Cross Cemetery

Memorials:  St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital


Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Plaza, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/



 Service Information

Visitation
Sunday
September 24, 2017

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bannan Funeral Home
222 S. Second Avenue
Alpena, MI 49707

Military Honors
Sunday
September 24, 2017

5:00 PM
Bannan Funeral Home
222 S. Second Avenue
Alpena, MI 49707

Prayer Service
Sunday
September 24, 2017

7:00 PM
Bannan Funeral Home
222 S. Second Avenue
Alpena, MI 49707

Visitation
Monday
September 25, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Bernard Church of All Saints Parish
322 W. Chisholm Street
Alpena, MI 49707

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
September 25, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Bernard Church of All Saints Parish
322 W. Chisholm Street
Alpena, MI 49707