Roy Verner Hallgren

Obituary for Roy Verner Hallgren

June 17, 1925 - November 22, 2019
Bedford, New Hampshire | Age 94


Roy Verner Hallgren, Sr., 94, of Bedford, New Hampshire, passed away on Friday, November 22, 2019, surrounded by friends and family.

Roy was born to parents Elsa and Erik Hallgren on June 17, 1925, in Melrose, Massachusetts. Roy attended Melrose High School before enlisting in the Navy in 1942 to support our country during WWII. He served his tour of duty in the South Pacific until being discharged in 1945. He married Barbara Wray Albee in 1950 and enjoyed 56 years of marriage until her passing in May 2006. Roy is survived by his daughter Gail Schneck and her husband Nelson, his son Roy Hallgren and his wife Lisa, his granddaughter Joyce Ippolito and her husband Joseph, and his great-grandson Anthony Ippolito. Roy was predeceased by his parents, Erik and Elsa, his wife Barbara, and his brother Edwin (Sonny), sister Ruth, and sister Evelyn (Dixie).

Roy was known for his love of sailing, woodworking, the Red Sox, and the Patriots. He was a devoted husband to his wife Barbara and cared for her through her battle with Alzheimer's disease. Roy was a 20-year resident of Bedford and spent the last year of his life at the Bedford Falls Senior Living Community.

Services were private, held on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial followed. The family requests that people make donations to the Alzheimer's Association NH Chapter, 352 Route 101, Bedford, NH 03110, in lieu of sending flowers.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family

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