Events from the past year
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Erica Russell married Oliver Rix on the Gold Coast, QLD, Australia.
[2C1R of Maurie Roy]
Maurie Roy (1917-2010) would have turned 100 this month. Son Bruce, daughter Mandie (Bloomfield), daughter-in-law Ena (Blount), together with cousins, nephews and nieces, celebrated the event in Cairns at the Yacht Club near where he lived and where they used to take him for his birthdays.
Desme (Harvey) Sara, the youngest of Jane Elliott Royes’ children with Leslie Harvey, died on 27 August 2017, aged 87. There was a lovely celebration of her life (Brisbane) and burial (Caboolture Lawn Cemetery at Deception Bay) on Monday 4 September.
[2nd cousin of Maurie Roy]
Sophie Eloise Threadgold born in Perth, WA, Australia to Owen and Annabel - sister for Kealan.
[2C2R of Maurie Roy]
Beryl (Roy) Elias 1921-2017, died in Albury, NSW, Australia. Mother of Dennice and John, with five surviving grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She was still living in her own home of about 70 years. [last surviving sibling of Maurie Roy]
Jennifer (Cooper) Lessing 1940-2017, died in Canada. Sheena Behrens (cousin) wrote: "A very very special lady who will be missed deeply - an amazing and courageous lady with such spirit and love of life. She brought a smile to all who knew her, old and young, strangers and family. She touched so many lives, may she rest in peace."
[2C of Maurie Roy]
Harpo Ernest Nester Le Couteur born to George and Lil (Tulloch) in Sydney, Australia. A great grandson for Bev Cameron.
[Bev Cameron is a daugher-in-law of Maurie Roy]
Latham Cusack Property Services (Sydney, Australia) are proud winners of the 2017 Sponsors Choice award:- NSW Property Management Business. From the Real Estate Training Group:- Celebrate Success, National Awards
[Jaala (Miller) Cusack is great niece of May Royes]
Evelina Smith, third child for Carl and Helena (Everkrans) Smith, born in Perth (WA, Australia). They are descendants of James Hogan.
[great niece of husband of 1C1R of Maurie Roy!]
Stacey Jane Vohland married Brenden Beattie on the 10th December at St Stephen's Chapel, Mareeba (QLD, Australia). Stacey is grandaughter of Joy and Bill, daughter of Judy and Graeme.
[Stacey is 2G niece of May Royes]
Joy Logan (Somerset, England) turned 90 this month. She has been a great contributor to our family tree and to the newsletter.
[Joy is first cousin of Maurie Roy]
Lucas Tom Robinson born to youngest son of Marjorie (Roy) Robinson, Tom, and Julie. Sister for Evie.
[Marjorie is 2C1R of Maurie Roy]
Clara Alice Crocker, born 10 March 1916, passed away peacefully at the Mary's Grange Home, Taroona, Tasmania on
1 September 2016. She had celebrated her 100th birthday earlier this year when she was chuffed to receive many well-wishes, cards and tributes.
Official letters came from Queen Elizabeth II, Governor General Cosgrove, Prime Minister Turnbull and M.P. Andrew Wilkie.
[Niece of Ellen Caroline Royes (nee Crossley)]