Donna Roy

Obituary of Donna M. (Perez) Roy

Rensselaer- Donna M. (Perez) Roy age 68, passed away Thursday, May 13, 2021 at home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Albany and was the daughter of the late James and Patricia (McDonald) Perez. Donna was employed by CDPHP in Albany and previously worked for Aquatic Development. She was known as a workaholic, but also enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family. Donna would adopt a child from the City of Rensselaer every Christmas and would give them the Christmas they deserved. Beloved sister of James Perez (Pat), Diane Perez, Anita Perez (Brian), Stephen Perez (Carolyn), Robert Perez (Dawn), Denise Charron (the late Robert), Lawrence Perez (Sharon), Anthony Perez (Kelly), and the late Joseph Perez. Godmother of Lawrence Perez, Jr. Dear friend of Carolyn Herrewyn, who came to visit on a regular basis which Donna looked forward to. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. A special thank you to Erin, Manuel, all the siblings, nieces and nephews that assisted with Donna’s care to keep her at home, where she wanted to be. Funeral mass will be offered from The Church of St. Mary at Clinton Heights, 163 Columbia Turnpike, Tuesday, May 18th at 9 AM. Relatives and friends are invited and may call to the W.J. Lyons, Jr. Funeral Home, 1700 Washington Avenue, Rensselaer, Monday from 4-7PM. Interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands.
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Monday
17
May

Visitation

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, May 17, 2021
W.J. Lyons Jr. Funeral Home, Inc.
1700 Washington Avenue
Rensselaer, New York, United States
518-286-3400
Visitation
Tuesday
18
May

Funeral Mass

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Church of St. Mary at Clinton Height
163 Columbia Turnpike
Rensselaer , New York, United States
Funeral Mass
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