May 2017
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]

March 2017
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). A great granddaughter for Bev Cameron.

[Bev Cameron is a daugher-in-law of Maurie Roy]

Latham Cusack Property Services 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]

December 2016
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]

November 2016
Joy Logan 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]

September 2016
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)]

August 2016
Agnes Mary (Royes) Weiss died in Brisbane aged 98. She had five children, two of whom predeceased her, and two grandchildren.

[Agnes is a cousin of May Royes]

"Bill" Grumley died in Atherton Hospital aged 98. He and wife Edna (Royes) had four children (Janine pre-deceased him), five grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. A great family man and story-teller!

[Bill is brother-in-law of May Royes]

July 2016
Brian and Helena (Hogan) Behrens celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at The Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, VA, USA with two of their children Sheena and Stuart and two of their grandchildren.

[Helena is 2C of Maurie Roy]

Tom Cooper died after a short illness, aged 80. He and Cynthia celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary five years ago with their family.

[2C of Maurie Roy]