Worcester Line of Duty Death

On December 9th, 2018, Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy passed away while engaged in firefighting operations during a 5-alarm fire on Lowell St. in Worcester.

Firefighter Roy was 36 years old, a member of the WFD for 2-1/2 years working out of the Webster Square Fire Station – Ladder 4 Group 3, and a devoted father to his 9-year-old daughter Ava.

Calling hours will be held St. John’s Catholic Church in Worcester on Friday, December 14 from 4-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 10 a.m. following a private family procession.

A memorial fund has also been established by Worcester Firefighter IAFF Local 1009 in the name of his daughter, Ava Roy.

Checks may be made payable to the Ava Roy Fund and mailed to: Worcester Fire Department Credit Union, 34 Glennie Street, Worcester, MA 01605.

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