Events from the past year

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March 2018

Heather (McArthur) Fleming died, aged 98, in Mosman, NSW, Australia.
[aunt of Bev Cameron (daughter-in-law of Maurie Roy)]

Helen (Royes) Bourke died, aged 94, in Gold Coast, QLD, Australia. She was the last surviving sibling of her generation for both the Royes and Roy families.
[sister of May Royes]

February 2018

Travis Colt Beattie born to Brendan and Stacey in Cairns, QLD, Australia.
[3G nephew of May Royes]

December 2017

Jack Wyatt graduated with a degree in Sport and Exercise Physiology from James Cook University in Townsville, QLD.
[3G nephew of May Royes]
Lauren Roy graduated with distinction in degrees in Public Health and Nursing from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT).
[great granddaughter of Maurie Roy]

October 2017

Stuart Behrens has a daughter Ashely Nicole Arzola Behrens, born in the Philippines
[2C1R of Maurie Roy]

September 2017

Erica Russell married Oliver Rix on the Gold Coast, QLD, Australia.
[2C1R of Maurie Roy]

August 2017

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]

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]