Lawrence J. Roy, 77, of Sharon Road East, Bridgeport, Ohio died Friday, May 2, 2014.

He was born in Martins Ferry, Ohio on March 30, 1937, son of the late Lawrence J. and Stella R. (Biela) Roy.

He served in the U.S. Army and was a retired carpenter and painter for Ormet Corp. of Hannibal, Ohio. Lawrence was also a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church of Colerain, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Michael Hajdin and two sisters, Cindy Paul and an infant sister.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce A. (Cowen) Roy; son, Douglas A. (Julie) Roy, St. Louis, MO; two daughters, Kara M. (John) Lysenko, Barberton, Ohio; Stephanie A. (Brian) Morris, Gambrills, MD; three sisters, Dorothy J. Roy, Wheeling, WV; Joan (Robert) Lurty, St. Clairsville, Ohio; Nancy (Ronald) Spielvogel, Martins Ferry, Ohio; four grandchildren, Adrian, Arden, Auriana and Conner.

Memorial Mass will be held at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, Colerain, Ohio, at a later time to be announced.

Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 10686 St. Rt. 150, Rayland, OH 43943 or St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 72581 Colerain Road, P.O. Box 38, Colerain, OH 43916.

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