Leroy H. Fernald

Leroy H. Fernald, of Avon, passed away September 27, 2018 at the age of 84. Leroy was born, raised, and educated in Boston and was a resident of Avon for many years. He worked as the Director of Purchasing at Rich Bakery Products for 20 years. Leroy was a member of the DAV in Braintree and was an avid golfer.

Beloved husband of Mary (Drogo) Fernald. Loving father of Leroy H., Jr. (Sue) of Braintree, Keith M. (Elly) of Avon, Glenn S. (Kristen) of Avon, Brett J. (Sharon) of Walpole, Darrin J. of Northborough, and Brian J. (Elizabeth) of Milton. Devoted brother of Virginia Fernald of Dorchester and the late William J. Fernald and Mary J. Mello. Also survived by 15 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the Guardian Center, especially to Martine Morse.

Funeral from the Hurley Funeral Home, 134 So. Main St. (Rt. 28), Randolph on Saturday, October 6th at 8:15am followed by a funeral mass at St. Michael’s Church in Avon at 9am. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Friday, October 5th from 4-8pm. Interment at St. Michael’s Cemetery, Avon. Late US Air Force Veteran.


First Name: Jeanne
Last Name: Martineau
City: Avon
State: MA
Entry Date: 10/02/2018

I will truly miss you Roy. Even at our last visit you still had a wise crack and inside joke. A sense of humor to the end. God Bless you and be at peace. -- My sympathies to the family at your time of sorrow.

First Name: Darrin
Last Name: Fernald
City: Northborough
State: MA
Country: USA
Entry Date: 10/03/2018

Dad, We will all miss you and your sense of humor, kindness, guidance, and wisdom. Thanks for just being you! I will keep the torch lite and carry on in your footsteps..

First Name: Joanne (Crowley)
Last Name: Preston
City: West Yarmouth
State: MA
Country: U S A
Entry Date: 10/03/2018

Mary, I’m very sorry for your loss, I wish you peace.
Joanne (Crowley) Preston (way back from the Jordan Marsh days)

First Name: Regina
Last Name: Lawrence
City: Brockton
State: MA
Country: USA
Entry Date: 10/04/2018

🕊It is with much sorrow to lose such a wonderful and devoted man as Roy ~ a real gentleman who loved his wife and was so devoted to her ~ My condolences to his family and friends ~ Rest in the sweetest peace Roy ~ you will be greatly missed~🕊 Regina Lawrence

First Name: Brian
Last Name: Lee
City: San Diego
State: CA
Entry Date: 10/04/2018

My sincere condolences and may God help guide you through this time of loss .

First Name: michelle
Last Name: gillis
City: brockton
State: MA
Country: usa
Entry Date: 10/05/2018

my sympathies to all of you for the loss of Roy Fernald. I will miss him he is such a sweet man so kind and very friendly. May God bless you all at this very sad time. I work as a nursing assistant at the Guardian Center and have had wonderful conversations with Roy. Michelle Gillis

First Name: Robin
Last Name: Fouch
City: San Clemente
State: CA
Country: United States
Entry Date: 10/07/2018

Uncle Roy, I will truly miss you. You introduced me to Spam and Eggs... and you so thoughtfully gave me the Tupperware salt and pepper shakers that reminded me of my mom. You were a very dear man and I loved you so much.

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