Elizabeth L. “Betty” (Ryder) Roy, 68, of Rochester, passed away unexpectedly Friday, June 13, 2014, at Tobey Hospital, in Wareham. She was the wife of 48 years, of Lawrence L. Roy.
Born and raised in New Bedford, the daughter of the late James and Anna (Praztek) Ryder, she lived in Fairhaven prior to settling in Rochester 34 years ago. She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Fairhaven.
Betty was an RP at various area rest homes. She loved animals especially her four cats.
She is survived by her husband; a son, James R. Roy of Rochester; a sister, Barbara Patrick of Johnston, RI and several nieces and nephews. Betty was the sister of the late Marilyn Sylvia.
In accordance with her wishes she will be cremated and a graveside service will be held Friday, June 20, 2014, at 11:30am, in River-Side Cemetery, Fairhaven. Arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main Street, Fairhaven.