Leroy "Roy" W. Parece
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Leroy "Roy" W. Parece

March 15, 1925 - June 06, 2012

Leroy "Roy" W. Parece

March 15, 1925 - June 06, 2012

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Obituary for Leroy "Roy" W. Parece

PARECE, Leroy “Roy” W. of Arlington. June 6, 2012. Beloved husband of Katherine R. (Conway). Loving father of Katherine P. Parece of Arlington, Roy Parece and his wife Susan of NH, Janet and her husband Peter Guanci of Bedford, Mark Parece and his wife Carolyn of Wilmington, and Thomas Parece and his wife Christine of Tewksbury. Devoted grandfather of Amy and Bridget Parece-Grogan, Michael Guanci, Christopher, Lauren, Michelle, Jacqueline, Trevor, Derek, and Braedon Parece. Great grandfather of three. Brother of Donald Parece, Evelyn Gibson, Manuel Victor Parece, Warren Parece, Elizabeth Hardy, and the late Ruth Mahoney, Shirley Mason Parece, Lawrence Parece, and Barbara Flannery. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Keefe Funeral Home, 5 Chestnut St., (Rt.60, adjacent to St. Agnes Church) ARLINGTON on Saturday, June 16th at 9 am. Funeral Mass at Saint Agnes Church at 10 am. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Friday 5-8 pm. Burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington. Late owner of Parece Ignition Company in Somerville. Late WWII Army veteran and recipient of two Purple Hearts. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Jeanna Jugan Residence, Little Sisters of the Poor, 186 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02143. For obituary, directions or to send a condolence visit www.keefefuneralhome.com

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