Denis Roy
1969 - 2021
Denis Roy
Visitation Information
Samedi 11 septembre 2021 / Saturday September 11, 2021
Visitation Time
13h à 16h / 1 to 4 pm
Visitation Location
Centre funéraire et de crémation Frenette, 88, rue Church, Moncton / Frenette Funeral and Cremation Centre - 88 Church Street, Moncton
Burial Information
Burial Location
Requested Charity
Jeunes Chanteurs d'Acadie
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Denis Roy, 52, of Moncton, passed away accidently on Tuesday September 7, 2021. Born in Montréal, QC, he was the son of Bertrand and Annette (Godin) Roy of Dunlop.

The first of his family to undertake university studies, Denis obtained a doctorate in law from the Université de Nantes. He spent his academic career at the Université de Moncton, where he was professor and then dean of the Faculty of Law until recently. He was proud to be part of a legal community he held in high regard.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife, Michelle LeBlanc; his three children whom he loved with all his heart and of whom he was so proud: Vincent, Sandrine and Juliette, all of Moncton; one sister, Suzanne Roy (Rémi Roy) of Nigadoo; one brother, Luc Roy of Bathurst; his paternal grandmother, Bertha Roy of Petit-Rocher; his mother-in-law, Rose-Marie of Shippagan, his brother-in-law, Jean-Philippe as well as several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Albert and Evelyne Godin; and his paternal grandfather, Gérard Roy.

Denis was a complete and complex man. He was both a great intellectual and a jack of all trades. A sensitive artist and an outstanding debater. He listened to the ultimate boxing and spoke out against the excesses of society. His family, his friends and his students formed his universe.

The family will receive condolences at Frenette Funeral and Cremation Centre, 88 Church Street, Moncton (858-1900) on Saturday September 11 from 1 to 4 pm only. Face coverings are recommended and social distancing regulations are in effect. Interment will be in Petit-Rocher. In memory of Denis, a contribution to the Jeunes Chanteurs d’Acadie ( would be appreciated.


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Denis Roy