Barbara Dorothy Roy (Muller) passed away peacefully on June 24, 2019, at the age of 81 after a long battle with cancer.
Born in Jersey City she lived in Rockaway Twp. for many years before moving to Delaware where she resided for 20 years before returning to New Jersey.
Barbara worked at the Meadowlands Sports Complex and retired after 25 years.
Barbara enjoyed reading, making a pot of sauce and attending church services. She will be remembered for her tenacity, fiery disposition, wit and love of life.
She was predeceased by her parents Stephen and Teresa Muller, her son Steven Roy and her brothers Stephen and Michael Muller.
Barbara is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Thomas James Roy, Sr., as well as her loving children Thomas Jr. and his wife Denise Roy, Patricia Burns, David P. and his wife Allison Roy, Keri Roy and her husband David McCarrie. She is also survived by her grandchildren Steven Jr., Christopher, Alexandra, Thomas, Morgan, Harrison, James, Esther, Matthew, Sean, David Jr. and Katherine as well as her great grandchildren Hayden, Adrienne, Emilee, Christopher and Brooklyn. She is also survived by her sisters Marilyn Lavender and Maureen Medina.
A Liturgy of Christian Mass will be held on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Church, 8 Windemere Ave., Mount Arlington, NJ 07856 under the direction of Norman Dean Home for Services, 16 Righter Ave., Denville, NJ 07834 www.normandean.com. Entombment will follow at Locust Hill Cemetery in Dover, NJ.
Memorial donations can be made in her memory to: The American Cancer Society or to the Parkinson’s Foundation.