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May 17, 2013

Roy B. Foree

Roy B. Foree

MOUNT UPTON — Roy B. Foree, 91, of Mount Upton, passed away Wednesday evening, May 15, 2013, at the New York State Veterans Home in Oxford. He was born April 6, 1922, in Maplesville, Ky., son of Charles F. and Grace E. (Reams) Foree. He married the former Izzetta McDonald on March 19, 1949, in Meridale, who survives.

Roy was a machinist at Bendix Corp. in Sidney prior to his retirement and a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during WWII. He was a member of Sidney American Legion Post No. 183 and enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and woodworking. 

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Izzetta Foree of Mount Upton; two sons and their wives, Charles and Donna Foree of Unadilla and John and Frances Foree of Houston, Texas.; one sister, Jewel Nygard of Central Bridge; two grandchildren, Chris Smith and Roy Chambers; and five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister, Goldie Foree.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, in the Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Unadilla. The Rev. Jerry Bovee will officiate. 

Funeral arrangements are by the Westcott Funeral Home Inc. of Unadilla.

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