BRADLEY – Kathleen “Kay” Rita LaBelle Roy went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012. She will join her beloved husband of more than 50 years; Evan Joseph Roy Sr. Kathleen was born May 31, 1936, in Milford, the daughter of Stanislaus D. and Leona (LeBretton) LaBelle.
Kathleen attended Milford and Old Town schools. She was employed in Old Town shoe shops and the last 24 years before retirement at James River, Old Town.
She is survived by five children: seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren: Rebecca and her husband, Thomas, of Bangor and Rebecca’s daughter, Jennifer and her husband, Jeffery Schenck and their child, Garrett Steven Schenck of Hawaii; Roberta Roy of Old Town and her children, Michael Roy and Michelle and her husband, Kenyon Humphrey, and their daughter, Madison Kathleen of Winterport; Evan Jr. and his wife, Lori, and their children, Evan Roy III and step-granddaughter, Krystal Whitney; Bruce and his wife, Jeannette, and their children, Kevin and Jessica of Bradley; Mark of Bradley and his daughter, Kaleigh, of Vermont. She is also survived by siblings: two sisters, Rose Dyer and Sylvia LaBelle; one half-brother, Robert Roy; two half sisters, Leona and Anna; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Kathleen was predeceased by one grandchild, Stephanie; two brothers, Joseph and Dennis; one sister, Selena; one half brother, Lawrence; and her parents. She was a wonderful and generous person and will be lovingly remembered by all who knew her including her Godchild, Victoria LaBelle; and friends, Young, Marilyn and Jackie. She was a woman of strong faith and family meant more to her than anything.
At Kathleen’s request there will be no visiting hours. A memorial mass will be held 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at Parish of the Resurrection Holy Family Church. Immediately after services, all are invited to the parish for a light luncheon and continued fellowship. Those who wish may make contributions to the American Lung Association of Maine, 122 State St., Augusta, ME 04330. Notes of condolence may be made at www.birminghamfuneralhome.com.