Dawn T. (Thomas) Roy, 78, of Swanzey and formally of Fitchburg and Leominster, MA., passed unexpectedly on Sunday, April 2, 2023, at Monadnock Community Hospital in Peterborough.
Dawn was born the daughter of the late Agnes (Sohigian) and Roscoe P. Thomas on December 8, 1944, in Boston MA. She attended Weymouth High School in Weymouth, MA. class of 1962. She went on in her education at Burdett College in Boston, MA. where she obtained her Associate’s degree. Later on in life she attended New Hampshire College where she graduated with her Bachelor’s degree.
On February 16, 1985, Dawn exchanged vows with the late Richard R. Roy. They were married in a simple service with close family and friends in attendance. They had been married for almost thirty-one years until Richard passed on February 5, 2016.
Prior to Dawn retiring she had worked as an executive assistant for various companies.
Dawn had many interests which included tracing family genealogy, buying and selling antiques, watching New England sports teams, race horses, dogs, and volunteering for the thrift shop at the Episcopal Church of Keene. She also belonged to Cheshire County Democrats and Daughters of the American Revolution.
Mrs. Roy is survived by her two children, Dawn Wagner and her husband, Jorge Chamorro of Salt Lake City, UT. and Merle F. Wagner Jr. of Nashua. She is also survived by her grandchild, Alba Chamorro of Salt Lake City, UT. along with cousins, extended family and friends.
A graveside service will be held Friday, April 7, 2023, at 11 am. in the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glennallen St. Winchendon, MA. 01475. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made in memory of Dawn T. Roy to: Monadnock Humane Society, 101 West Swanzey Rd. Swanzey, NH. 03446 or to: Meals on Wheels of Cheshire County, 312 Marlboro St. Keene, NH. 03431. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. www.cheshirefamilyfh.com