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Roy D. Steeves

July 12, 1935 October 7, 2019
Roy  D. Steeves
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NEW HARTFORD - Roy D. “Big Roy” Steeves, 84, passed away peacefully on October 7, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was the devoted husband of Joan (Thuillard) Steeves for 59 years. Born July 12, 1935 in Torrington; the son of the late Albert L. Steeves and Gertrude (Hudson) Steeves. Roy proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was employed with MDC. He was a member of South End Volunteer Fire Dept., serving for 35 years as Chairman of South End Fire District. He was also a member of Torrington Elks Lodge and the United Congregational Church in Torrington. Roy enjoyed camping, Christmas and being with family and friends. In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter, Lori Steeves; son, Raymond Steeves and wife Laurie; grandchildren, Katelyn Steeves, Brandon Steeves and girlfriend Jenny Yung, Nichole Chapman and Anthony Chapman; brother, Donald Steeves and wife Corrine; In-laws, Andrea and William Capell, Susan and John Brodeur, Sharon and David Rohrs, Anne and Robert Langton and Kathy Steeves; and many nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by two brothers, Albert W. Steeves and John O. Steeves and sister-in-law, Barbara Steeves. Friends may call on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Montano-Shea Funeral Home, 5 Steele Road, New Hartford from 4 – 7 PM. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at United Congregational Church, Torrington at 11 AM. Burial will follow at Torringford Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Home for Our Troops, 6 Main Streeet, Taunton, MA 02780, Hands of Grace, 8 Wickett Street, New Hartford, CT 06057 or UCC Commemorative Gift Fund, 1622 Torringford Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Visit an online guestbook at


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