John Albert Roy
February 1, 1934 ~ October 14, 2015
John Albert Roy of Creston, B.C. passed away following a short illness on October 14, 2015 at Creston Valley Hospital.
John was born and raised in Donnelly, Alberta. He was employed for 30 years with CP Rail as an Agent/Operator. He had a great interest in collecting and restoring and bringing items back to life. John was happily married to his wife Margaret of 55 years. John had been a member of the Creston Arts Council, the Museum and Historical Society and the Creston and Bonners Ferry Bridge Clubs.
John is predeceased by his parents Leo and Pascaline; sisters Jeanne, Theresa, and Antoinette; brothers Charlie and most recently Bernard (Ben).
John is survived by his wife Margaret; son Frank; daughter Valerie (Don) Vaillancourt; granddaughters Alicia (Nell) Silvera and Daria; and great-granddaughter Nyah. He is also survived by his brothers Max, Paul (Mary), Pierre, and Jim (Sylvia); sisters Monica O’Keeffe and Marguerite (George) Burbridge. He will be fondly remembered by 33 nieces and nephews; brothers-in-law Dr. Robert Wilson (Lyn Connock), James Wilson (Barbara), and sisters-in-law Christina (Wayne) Forrest and Judy Roy.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Memorial Contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to PAWS, 2805 Lower Wyndell Road, Creston, BC, V0B 1G8 Or to a charity of the donor’s choosing.