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Jacqueline M. Roy
BURRILLVILLE- Jacqueline M. Roy 83, died Tuesday January 17th at home in Burrillville. She was the wife of Raymond H. Roy to whom she was married for fifty seven years.
Born in Woonsocket she was the daughter of the late E. Arthur and Rhea (Vanasse) Beaupre.
Mrs. Roy grew up working in her father's store, Beaupre's Pharmacy, eventually becoming President and co-owner, she ran the store for over forty years along with her husband Ray. Jackie graduated from St. Claire High School in Woonsocket and attended Salve Regina College in Newport, RI. She was an active artiste who painted, taught and showed her work at the Providence Art Club, Wickford Art Association, and the Plain Aire Painters. She taught art at the YWCA in Woonsocket and also gave private lessons in her home.
Jackie was an active member of St. Theresa's Parish in Burrillville and a member of the choir.
Besides her husband she is survived by her four children, Arthur Roy and his wife Claire of Woonsocket, Suzanne Laferriere and her husband Henry of Chester, SC, Lise Ann Paille and her husband Ron of Uxbridge, MA, and Christopher Roy and his wife Debra of Plymouth, MA, ten grandchildren, Peter, Lauren, Stephanie, Jessica, Jeffrey, Samantha, Paul, Jennifer, Megan, Kayla and two great-grandchildren Vanessa and John. She was also the sister of the late Pauline Dupuis.
Her funeral will be held Friday at 10:00 AM from the Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home, 463 South Main St. Woonsocket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in St. Theresa's Church in Harrisville. Burial will follow in Precious Blood Cemetery in Woonsocket. Visiting hours are Thursday 5-8 PM. Please visit
www.fournierandfournier.com for guestbook and directions.