Memories & Celebrations of Life:
Obituary - Edmond Theodore (Ted) Roy
Dec 10, 1936 - Jan 30, 2018
Sadly on January 30, 2018, Ted passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Meno Ya Win Health Centre. Ted was born on December 10, 1936 in Fort Frances, Ontario and lived in Box Alder on the family farm. In 1952 he later moved with his family to Sioux Lookout. He was the fifth eldest of sixteen children. He had many jobs growing up including working in the Dryden Mill, the Radar Base, Port Arthur Police Force, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Salesman to name a few. Ted eventually returned to work on the CNR as an engineer and retired in 1996. In 1960 Ted married Gail Cryderman and they recently celebrated their 57th Wedding Anniversary together. Together they raised seven children, 19 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Ted was a true family man. He often invited extra people over for lunch or dinner and helped out anyone who needed it. At a younger age he was involved in baseball and especially in the game of hockey along with his brothers Raymond, Marty and Jimmy. Together they were a force to be reckoned with. He was very fond of animals including the miniature horses that he visited often in Dryden and numerous dogs
around town who he delivered biscuits to daily. He will be especially missed by his dog Padro, who accompanied him on his daily trips to Town and Dryden. Ted had many interest and was Govenor of the Moose Lodge, and had numerous positions with the Knights of Columbus. He loved to cook and made many family meals and also cooked alot of the meals for the KC meetings. He was an avid card player doing his best thinking playing solitaire. Ted was predeceased by his Mother Orise, Father Henry, his Sisters Pauline and Marguerite, his Brothers Jim and Marty and his Grandson Tyler. He will be sadly missed by his wife Gail, children Wendy (James), Dean (Carol), Marty (Lisa), Chris (Traci), Denise (Larry), Kari-Gail (Hasse), Erin (Lawrence), 18 Grandchildren and 1 Great Grandchild. He will also be missed by his eleven remaining siblings, nieces, nephews and friends. Thank you to all the family and friends for their love and support at this difficult time.