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Ernest "Bill" Roy

October 31, 1949 — May 30, 2022

Concord, NH

Ernest "Bill" Roy

Ernest W. “Bill” Roy, 72, of Concord died Monday, May 30, 2022, following a lengthy period of declining health.

Bill was born in Berlin, NH October 31, 1949, to the late Ernest and Edith (Stewart) Roy. He was a graduate of Berlin High School and earned a bachelor’s degree from UNH. He enjoyed a long and rewarding career with the State of NH Department of Environmental Services and he was deeply involved with Concord Youth Hockey in the 70s and 80s. Bill also enjoyed playing golf in his spare time and spent many years as a volunteer with the SPCA in Concord.

Bill is survived by his loving wife, Jane (Maltais) Roy; sons, Payson Clay and Douglas Clay and his wife Gail; daughter, Michelle Sisk and her husband David; grandchildren Zackary, Madison and Maryn Sisk, and Hailey Clay; his sister, Bette Roberts; his dear friend, Charlie Hood; as well as his niece, Sharon Dion, and his nephew, Stephen Roberts.

Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service being held at 2:00pm Wednesday, June 8th at Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium, 172 King Street in Boscawen. A graveside service will take place at 11:00am Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at Russian City Cemetery on East Milan Road in Berlin, NH. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Concord Youth Hockey Association c/o Wes Wiley, Treasurer, 15 Loudon Road, Concord, NH 03301. To view an online memorial, leave a message of condolence, or for more information please go to

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Past Services

Memorial Service

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium - Boscawen

172 King St, Boscawen, NH 03303

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Russian City Cemetery

E Milan Rd, Berlin, NH 03570

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