E. Pierre Roy Jr., 97, of State College, Pa. died September 8, 2021, in State College.
Born in Chicago, Illinois, he was the son of the late Emile Pierre Roy, Sr. and Katherine Virginia Roy. He graduated from Carson Long Military Academy, New Bloomfield Pa, and Pennsylvania State College.
He served in the U.S. Army for three years during WWII and was awarded the Purple Heart twice. He worked as an accountant for the A. and P. Tea Company in Philadelphia.
He is survived by his daughter Deborah Roy (Rick Dennis) and his son Dr. E. Pierre Roy III (Margaret); grandchildren David Dennis (Shannon); E. Pierre Roy IV (Amber ); John Roy (Shelly); Michael Roy (Marta); Matthew Roy (Helen); Anne Marie Haley (Spencer); Rachel Dum (Christopher); great-grandchildren Rylie and Hunter Dennis; Eliana, Claire, Luke, Emma, Rosalynn, Samuel, Elijah, and Mary Helen Roy; Reginald Joseph Haley; and a niece Kathleen Roy Recce.
He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Theis Roy, to whom he was married for 60 years, and a brother Donald Roy.
Funeral arrangements are by Houck and Gofus Funeral Home Pottstown, Pa. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Interment will be at Highland Memorial Cemetery, Pottstown, Pa.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in the memory of E. Pierre Roy Jr. to a charity of your choice.