Catherine Roylance
Catherine Roylance
Catherine Roylance
Catherine Roylance
Catherine Roylance

Obituary of Catherine Mary Elizabeth Roylance

Catherine Mary Elizabeth Roylance, 69, from Troy, New York recently passed away on July 20th, 2021 at Troy Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center. 


Cathy was born on November 28th, 1952 at the U.S. Military Academy, Army Medical Center, West Point, New York.  She was the daughter of the late Timothy J. Roylance and Mary E. Roylance. Sister to Michael and the late Joseph T. Piekarz, step brother. 


Cathy recently experienced a multitude of health issues and was hospitalized for a long period of time. Upon release from the hospital she spent time in rehabilitation and passed away at the Troy Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center. 


Cathy was actively involved as a family genealogist and historian which was her passion. In August of 2009 she visited the city of Manchester in the United Kingdom in search of long lost family making new friends and family around the globe. She attended Albany High School graduating in 1972. She studied word processing at Bryant & Stratton Business Institute and was a former Customer Representative at Arch Paging, Customer Representative at the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, and a Data Capture Operator at Bank of America.


Memorial visitation will be held for relatives and friends on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 from 12 Noon to 1:00 p.m. at the John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home, Inc., 565 Fourth Ave, Troy, NY 12182.


Private burial will be held in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, Colonie.


Catherine’s family would like to thank Evelyn Arroyo for her friendship to Cathy over the years.


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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home, Inc.
565 Fourth Ave.
Troy, New York, United States
(518) 235-0952
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