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“My mom and I affectionately called him "Beans". Mr. Lovey was one of the coolest people I've ever had the chance to talk to. Listening to his stories...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Kristen Buckley - Rumney, NH

“I remember Roy and his pall Stretch Legrow as young men.while i knew Ralph as friend and Captain of our Shurtleff school safty Patrol.Fro Chestnut...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Fred Harvey - Wells, ME

“Fran Linda Bob Bill & Ralph, Am so sorry to hear of the cause of your sadness. Very grateful to you Bob who got in touch with my son Chris which...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Roy Loveys - Distant Cousin

“To the family-Your loss is our loss. There wasn't much that I could do but I could share an hour with you and I could share a joke with you ....as...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Dr. Richard & Arlene LeJava - MA

“Dear Linda, and brothers Bob and Bill, I was sorry to read of your father's passing recently. We (All the Holdens, (formerly of Wentworth Rd....Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Leslie Ann Holden - Princeton, NJ

“Dear Bob, Bill and Linda, As I reflected on Roy's life and my communication with him - today, I could not help but think of my childhood...., a...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Christina Lawson

“So sorry to hear about Roy's passing.I have many great times working with him and always enjoyed his sense of humor and his great stories!Our...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Richard Olsen - Melrose, MA

“Mrs. Jeffrey - I am very sorry for your loss. May warm memories and good times be a source of comfort to you at this time. Jen Waden ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Jen Waden - Melrose, MA

“Dear Mrs. Jeffrey, We're very sorry to hear of your loss - you'll always long for your father - please let us know if there's anything we can do...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: The Tammaro Family - Melrose, MA

“Dear Mrs. Jeffrey and Family: We are so sorry for your loss. May your memories comfort you all. With deepest sympathies~ Dave, Carol, Matthew and...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: The Campagna Family - Melrose, MA

“Linda, I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep you in my prayers. Kim Botthof ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Kim Botthof - Melrose, MA

“Dear Mrs. Jeffrey, We are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Sincerely, ...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Susan Dolaher - Melrose, MA

“Linda, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Please know that I am thinking of you during this difficult time. The obituary was...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Taylor Rubbins - Melrose, MA

“Feb. 23, 2010 Dear Fran, Linda, Bob, Bill and Ralph, The years have gone by but childhood memories remain forever.. Melrose was a special place and...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Ruthanne Loveys Stoltzfus - MD

“Great Guy! So sorry to hear of his passing. We'll miss his everlasting sense of humor & good nature! I'm sure God will bless this Man. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Dick & Mary Barnes

“Linda, I am so incredibly sorry to hear of your loss. I am keeping you and all of your family in my prayers. Love, Sarah Curtis ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Sarah Curtis

“Linda, I 'm so sorry about the passing of your father. Please know that my thoughts are with you and your family. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Jen Papasodoro

“Dear Linda, I am sorry to hear of the passing of your father. My thoughts are with you and your family at this most difficult time. Billy Goodwin...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: William Goodwin - MA


Mr. Roy G. Loveys, resident of Rumney, NH and formerly Melrose, passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2010 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was 85 years old. He was born in Cambridge on October 29, 1924, a son of the late P. Augustus Loveys and J. Violet (Jacobs) Loveys. Roy was raised and educated in Chelsea. He served his country in the US Navy during World War II. Roy worked on the City of Melrose Fire Department for 33 years, retiring in 1976. He was a member of Fidelity Lodge AF&AM, the Aleppo Temple Shrine, and the American Legion Post of Rumney, NH. While on the Fire Department, he also worked as a carpenter, locksmith, painter and wallpaper hanger.

Mr. Loveys was the beloved husband of Frances I. (Morabito) Loveys. Former husband of the late Janet A. (Clark) Loveys. Devoted father of Linda L. Jeffrey and her husband Edward H. of Saugus, Robert M. Loveys of Coppell, TX, William H. Loveys and his wife Tammy of Coppell, TX, Robert A. Holt and his wife Rhonda of Reading and the late Susan I. Holt. Dear brother of Ralph A. Loveys of Florham Park, NJ. Cherished grandfather of Jessica L. Jeffrey, Andrew E. Jeffrey, Justin E. Loveys, Michael R. Loveys, and Kevin Holt. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Service at the Robinson Funeral Home, 809 Main St., MELROSE, Thursday, February 25 at 10 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8 PM. Interment will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody with military honors presented by the US Navy. Gifts in Roy’s memory may be made to Pemi-Baker Hospice, 101 Boulder Point Dr., Suite 3, Plymouth, NH 03264.