Roy J. Melanson of Whitman, originally from Roxbury passed away suddenly March 23rd at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. Born in Boston, he was raised in Roxbury and graduated from S. Boston High School. He was the owner and operator of Pembroke Waterproofing for many years before retiring. Beloved husband and best friend for 54 years of Karen (Dowling). Son of the late Dorothea and Jim Shea. Brother of Dianne McAlpine and her husband Frank of Bourne, Dorothea Shea of Taunton, Brian Shea and his wife Randi of Somerville, and the late Jimmy and Johnny Shea. Also survived by his sister in law Betty Shea of Milton and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends invited to attend a funeral service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home 326 Granite Ave Milton Wednesday March 31st at 12 noon. Visiting hours prior to the service Wednesday from 11:00 am to 12 noon. Burial private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Alzheimer’s Assn at www.alz.org. Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions only 20 guests will be allowed within the funeral home at once, masks are required, and guests should bring their own pens to sign the register book.
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