Boody, Roy E. Jr

 Roy E, Boody Jr.
 
 Roy E. Boody Jr. Sept. 2, 1927 ~ March 14, 2010 Resident of Moraga Roy E. Boody, Jr. passed away at home surrounded by his family and dear friends. He had a long and distinguished career in the newspaper business. At age 14, he was a messenger for the Oakland Tribune and worked his way up to General Manager. He earned a degree at St. Mary's College of California and went on to become publisher of several other California  News outlets before retiring. A mass will be held at St. Monica's Catholic Church, 1001 Camino Pablo, Moraga, at 11:00am on Thursday, March 18. A reception at the church will follow. Roy is survived by his wife of 57 years, Violet; his two children: Michael and his fiancé‚ Lori of Oceanside, CA, and Robin and her husband Tom  of Oakland, CA; his sister Beatrice Gambetti; his grandchildren: Talia, Rachel, and Mateo; and numerous nieces and nephews. Our family is forever grateful to Maureen Fitzpatrick who gave Roy her time, love, and compassionate care without hesitation. 

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