It is with heavy hearts, we announce the sudden death of Gilles J. J. A. Roy at his residence in Winnipeg, Manitoba at the age of 77.
Beloved son of Ernest and Marie Anna Roy (Turgeon) He is survived by sister Louisette, bother Ernest Jr. (Marie), sister, Francine Lehoux (Mike), sisters-in-law, Donna (the late Claude) and Lorraine (the late Julien). He leaves behind five nieces and two nephews.
Gilles was an honours physics graduate of Hamilton MacMaster University. He taught for two years at the Welland Vocational High, left for Winnipeg in 1969, worked and retired from U of M. Gilles loved to play, coach, and supported his U of M Wombats Rugby Club.
Cremation has taken place and no formal service is scheduled. If so desired, donations can be made to the U of M Physics program or the U of M Rugby Club.
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