Funeral to Be Held for Firefighter Christopher Roy on Saturday

by | Dec 10, 2018 | News

Funeral to Be Held for Firefighter Christopher Roy on Saturday 1

WORCESTER – The funeral for fallen Worcester firefighter Christopher J. Roy will be held on Saturday, Dec. 15. 

Roy died during a 5 alarm fire early Sunday morning on Lowell St.

Calling Hours will be held at St. John’s Catholic Church, 4 Temple Street, Worcester, on Friday from 4-8 PM. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 15 at 10:00 AM also at St. John’s Catholic Church following a private family procession from Alfred Roy & Sons Funeral Home. Burial will immediately follow where he will be laid to rest at Notre Dame Cemetery, 162 Webster Street.

A memorial fund has been established by Worcester Firefighters IAFF Local 1009 in the name of his daughter, Ava Roy. Checks may be made payable to the AVA ROY FUND and mailed directly to the Worcester Fire Department Credit Union, 34 Glennie St, Worcester, MA 01605.

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