(SHERBROOKE) The world of Sherbrooke’s business has just lost one of its members recognized for his involvement with various organizations and was nicknamed “the king of the shoe.”
On July 1 the Maison Aube-Lumière died Patrice Roy, at the age of 88.
He held trade for many years in a store with his name at the corner King and Wellington, and thereafter at Caron shoes. Mr. Roy has created or chaired several companies as development Béliveau Constructions Fides wall Management. He also accompanied and supported in different ways several entrepreneurs through the years, will be mentioned. He retired at the respectable age of 73 years.
The father of nine had always campaigned for works such as the JOC, Lacordaire, the Richelieu Club and the Center Our Lady of the Child, two organizations dedicated to the welfare of disabled children physically and intellectually.
He supported the cause of the family Marie Youth and others who were close to his heart, it is added in his obituary.
Patrice Roy also excelled at golf and has perpetuated his love of sports with his children and his grandchildren.
His family will receive condolences at the funeral complex Steve L. Elkas of the Bertrand-Fabi street from Thursday. His funeral will be held Saturday at 11 am in the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help.