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Sgt. Matthew K. Roy

January 10th, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

matthewroyBorn June 14, 1983 in Farmington, ME

Died Jan. 5, 2010 in Cherry Point, NC

Sgt. Matthew K. Roy was the son of Brian Roy and Melody (Tenney) Roy Plourde. Matthew graduated from Livermore Falls High School in 2001 and continued his education at the American International College in Springfield, MA and the University of Southern Maine in Gorham. In 2005 he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and worked as an aircraft mechanic. He received training in South Carolina, Florida, Utah and Arizona and was stationed in Cherry Point, North Carolina. He proudly served three tours of duty in Iraq and one in Afghanistan. On September 6, 2008 he married Jandra Morell of Nokomis, Illinois. He loved being a Marine first and foremost and proudly served his country. He had earned his black belt in karate, was also a qualified sharpshooter and enjoyed hunting, fishing, skiing, four wheeling, camping. Matthew died unexpectedly at Cherry Point. His parents, Melody and Joseph Plourde, and Brian and Tricia Roy, his wife Jandra Roy, his brother and best friend André Roy and other relatives survive him.

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery in Livermore Falls, Maine

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