In Memoriam


Leroy E. (Roy) Roe

(1927 - 1978)


Hornell High School

Class of 1945



Leroy E. Roe

HORNELL Leroy E. (Roy) Roe, 51, died Sunday (December 3, 1978) following a lengthy illness.

Born February 5, 1927, the son of Clayton and Gertrude Roe (both deceased), he resided his early life in Hornell and was a graduate of Hornell High School, Class of 1945. Leroy then moved to Canisteo and was employed by the Canisteo Central School as Superintendent of Building and Grounds for many years.

A World War II veteran, Leroy enjoyed hunting and was an avid outdoorsman. He was also a model train enthusiast.

Leroy was survived by his wife, Dorothy Lee (Stewart) Roe of Hornell, sons, Jon Roe of Los Angeles, California, Terry Roe of Eustis, Florida, sisters, Carol Dickey, Alma Dunham, and Audrey Morris, all of Hornell, and many nieces and nephews living around the country.

Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Canisteo.