Daniel J. Roy, 71, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020, at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. He was the beloved husband for 50 years of Michele Roy.
Born in Canada, he was the son of the late Roger Roy and Georgette (Boutin) Roy. Daniel was a New Britain resident most of his life and was a graduate of E.C. Goodwin Technical School. He was formerly employed as a machinist at Stanley Works for 40 years before retiring. Daniel was dedicated to his work and his family.
Surviving are his loving wife, Michele (Charest) Roy; a daughter, Carolyn Salwen and her husband, Michael, of Rocky Hill; a son, Kevin Roy and his financee, April Calvin, of New Britain; a brother, Martin Roy and his wife, Teresa, of Newington; a grandson, Evan Salwen; his aunt, Doris Fazzina of Kensington; a nephew, Ian Roy and his wife, Lacey, of California; and a niece, Olivia Roy and her son, Caleb, of New Britain. The family would like to thank Dr. Fernando and his group at the Herald Square Dialysis for their excellent care and support.
Services will take place at a later date at the discretion of the family. Memorial donations may be made to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852. Erickson-Hansen Funeral Home, New Britain, is serving the family. Share a memory of Daniel with the family in the online guest book at www.ericksonhansen.com .