ORONO and DELMAR, Md. – Roy J. Chase, 57, died unexpectedly Dec. 16, 2012, in Delmar, Md. He was born July 20, 1955, in Bangor, the son of Leroy and Marilyn (Morrison) Chase.
Roy had a zest for life and loved returning to Maine and visiting Acadia National Park and Cadillac Mountain. He was a carpenter, a plumber, an electrician and like his dad, able to “fix” anything or build the part necessary to make it usable again. Roy loved fishing and all animals, especially his dog.
In addition to his father, he was predeceased by a brother, Richard Alan; and sister, Kim Holly. Roy is survived by his mother, Marilyn (Morrison) Chase of Orono; sister, Faye Woodcock Murray and her husband, Kenneth, of Orono; brother, David W. Chase and his wife, Betty, of Milford; brother, Kelly and his wife, Kim, of Auburn; several nieces and nephews.
A private family memorial service will be held in the spring. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery, Orono. Those who wish to remember Roy in a special way may make gifts in his memory to Old Town-Orono Animal Orphanage, P.O. Box 565, Orono ME 04473. A service of Brookings-Smith Orono Chapel. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.