Roy, Georgianna Loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away on July 29, 2005 at the age of 89. She was born in Lowell, Mass. and she will be missed by her surviving son Robert J. Roy, Sr. from Del Aire, daughters Terry Havel of Manhattan Beach and Shirley Roy from Del Aire, 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren and her sister Lila Tanguay of Lowell, Mass. She is preceded in death by her husband Roland J. Roy, Sr., son Roland J. Roy, Jr. and daughter Doris Catton. She was a woman with a big heart and always put others before herself. As life went on she acquired additional children that fell in love with her at first meet and from that point on her extended family grew. She was always called mom, grandma or meme. Her biggest dream was that all her children would be born healthy and taller than she was (4'8 1/2"). She enjoyed all kinds of music, singing and playing the piano. Viewing will be held Wednesday, August 3, 2005 from 2:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M., and services will be from 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at McCormick Mortuary, 13806 S. Hawthorne Blvd., Hawthorne, CA 90250. Interment will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2005 at the Perris Valley Cemetery in Riverside County. For interment directions, please contact McCormick Mortuary

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  1. Mom I will always miss and love you. The last three years we lived together were the best and unforgetable years I will ever have. Thank you for being the mother I always wanted.

  2. Mom: You taught me how to love and share. I am the person that I am because of you. Thank you for being the best mother in the world. Until we meet again. I love you, Terry.

  3. Shirley, my prayers go out to you and your family. I will greatly miss your mom’s smile and her one-of-a-kind hugs. Peace and Blessings, Cecelia “Cece” Anderson

  4. Shirley and Family, She certainly was a wonderful mother, as she had such wonderful kids. My deepest sympathy to you all.

  5. I’ll always remember “Shirl’s mom” as warm and loving, with a special twinkle in her eyes. She always made me feel welcome and special. I know she’s happy!!! My sincerest condolences…Jean Porter


  7. She was our, “Grandma Roy” who will be missed terribly. Always a cheery smile and a pleasure to be around.The Grandma to all. Our sincere condolence to the entire family. With all our love, Tim, Karen, Chad & Kayla Bueltel

  8. My deepest sympathy to Shirley and her family over such a sudden and unexpected loss. Georgette was a very caring, kind person and she will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her.

  9. MeMe welcomed me into her family with a great big hug! I have wonderful memories of trips to Perris, Christmas gatherings and many family parties. She always made me feel part of the family and welcomed my extended family too. I will miss our Sunday Sequence games but I will miss those great big hugs from that short little woman!

  10. Our heartfelt sympathy to Shirley and her family. We are glad we had an opportunity to visit with Georgianna on her recent trip to Santa Ynez. We regret that we will be unable to attend the services, but our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  11. Shirley, my sympathy to you and your family. It was pleasure meeting your mom. Take care and God bless through this sad moment.

  12. We are so sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful lady and mother. She always had a smile for everyone and I used to enjoy her Piano playing. She had a style all her own. We will keep her in our prayers. Love, Joe and Jan

  13. We will miss her deeply, she was an inspiration to all who touched her life. Her love and devotion to family and friends was endless.

  14. Shirley, we are praying for you and your family during this time of need. Although your mom was a “little” lady, she had a big smile and a big heart! May God bless you and yours.

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