BOW — Norman E. Roy 83 of Bow died Monday, December 23, 2013 at Epsom Manor.
He was born in Laconia the son of Ernest and Marie Rose (Martel) Roy. Norman graduated from Laconia High School in 1949 and then attended Linotype School. He entered the U.S. Marine Corp and served during the Korean War from 1952-1955. On September 25, 1955 he married Patricia Lapham, and they wintered in Florida during their later years. During his career he worked for the Laconia Evening Citizen as a Linotype Operator.
He was a past member of the Elks Lodge in Laconia.
Survivors include his wife Patricia of Bow; sons Dr. James N. Roy and his wife Judith of Bow, Robert F. Roy and his wife Deborah of Holderness; granddaughters Briana F. Roy of Holderness and Lauren J. Roy of Bow; sister Louise R. Weeks of Palm Springs, CA., and numerous nieces and nephews.
A committal service will be held Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 12 noon in the chapel of the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery 110 Daniel Webster Highway in Boscawen. Military Rites will be accorded by the US Marine Corp.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Bow Mills United Methodist Church, 508 South Street, Bow, NH 03304.
The Bennett Funeral Home of Concord is in charge of the arrangements.
Messages of condolences may be offered at www. bennettfuneral.com