Maj Dewey Douglas Roy, CD (Ret'd)
We regret to advise of the death of Major Dewey Douglas Roy, CD (Ret’d) on 23 August 2002, peacefully, at home.
Born in Milltown, NB in 1930, Dewey is a graduate of the University of New Brunswick. He worked for two years as a surveyor and construction inspector for the Tobique Narrows Power Project in Andover NB prior to joining the Canadian Forces.
Dewey joined the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) in 1959 as a Construction Engineer and served in the RCAF for eighteen years. His postings started with two years as the Engineering Officer in the Station Construction Engineering Section at RCAF Station Namao in Edmonton AB. He was then transferred to Air Force Headquarters in Ottawa for three years with the Directorate of Construction Engineering Maintenance Ottawa. Dewey was then posted to the Base Construction Engineering Section in Winnipeg MB for three years as the Engineering Officer and Second-in-Command. This was followed by a three year posting to Canadian Forces Station LaMacaza, QC as the Station Construction Engineering Officer.
After Dewey’s retirement from the Canadian Forces in 1977 he worked for the Department of External Affairs as the manager of building maintenance of real properties abroad. This was followed by employment with the Department of Transport Canada where he worked on airports and runways.
Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvy Road at Aviation Parkway, on Monday, 26 August from 2-4:00 pm and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, 27 August at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Beechwood Cemetery. In Memoriam donations to Saint Vincent Hospital or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.