Roy Lindquist

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LINDQUIST, Roy - Roy passed away in his sleep on Sunday January 28, 2024, shortly after his 86th birthday.  Born in Dryden Ontario on December 30, 1937, Roy lived in Dryden until 1973 when he moved to Ignace, Ontario with his family.  Roy worked 50 years in the grocery business, making his way to manager of the Harley’s Dryden store, and then owner of the Ignace Harley’s store until his retirement.  Roy and Vi moved to Chapleau, Ontario in 2020 to be with family.

Roy will be missed by his wife of 62 years, Violet, son Kevin (Susan), daughter Marcia Jacob (Ralph), granddaughter Brenda Bernier (Clayton), grandsons Nels Lindquist (Emily) and Colin Lindquist (Tammy), and his great grandchildren Rowan, Charlotte and Lyra.  He is survived by siblings Vera Kielback (late Al), Inez Hall (late Ken), Cliff Lindquist (Sylvia), Ron Curtis (Heidi), Swen Lindquist (Penny), sister in laws Lynda Lindquist (late brother Bert), Vina Lindquist (late brother Everett), brother in law Rolly Rousseau (late sister Sonja), and step sisters Ruth Bolt, Maureen Par.

Roy enjoyed visiting with friends and family and spent many years travelling with Vi.  He enjoyed golfing with his Ignace buddies, fishing in Dryden, Ignace and Chapleau, and was an avid reader.

-As per Roy’s request, cremation has taken place at River’s Edge Cremation Centre, Sault Ste. Marie and there will be no funeral services.

The family would like to thank Dr. Stephen Saari, home care nurses Nicole, Hillary, Diana, Melissa and Marcia for their kindness and compassion over the past few years.

In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Northern Cancer Foundation (Sudbury), or the Chapleau Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
(Arrangements entrusted to Kerry Funeral Home, Wawa, ON 1-800-439-4937).

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