Roy Saunders was born on January 12,1948 to George and Clara Saunders. He had  5 brothers,2 sisters and 6 half sisters. On November 3,1967 he married Priscilla Hedderson, together they had 2 children, Rowena and Jason. He had 4 grandchildren, Jillian, Joshua, Nickolas and Lillie and 1 great grandchild Chloe. He fished in the long liner for a few years before going to Goose Bay for work. Only there for a couple years before coming back  to Cook's Harbour to do what he loved most.... fishing !Roy loved to set potatoes in the summer and he mostly enjoyed digging them in the fall when he could get the chance to cook up a feed of fish ,potatoes and scrunchions and  then to end his meal with a good cup of tea and  a cigarette. His grandchildren were his pride and joy! He loved to watch them play and hear their stories. If he could get them up to something that they shouldn't be at he would. He loved every minute he spent with them. In the last 8 years as a quadriplegic, he spent time at Curtis Hospital and the John M Gray center in St.Anthony. To him the staff were like an extended family. Roy had lots of patience. He never complained about anything, even after he got sick. He loved and adored his kids, grand kids and all his family . He especially adored his loving Wife of 45 years. Roy passed away peacefully at the John M Gray Centre with his family around him on May 22,2014. Left to Mourn: His Loving Wife Priscilla, Daughter Rowena(Christopher),and Son Jason(Roxanne). Grandchildren Jillian, Joshua(Kimberley),Nickolas and Lillie and Great Grandchild Chloe. Brothers San(Eliza),Edgar(Sheila),Melvin(Clara) & Fred(Elsie). Sisters Joyce Cornick & Velma(Morris) Boyd. Half Sister Dorcas and sister in law Marilyn. Predeceased By his Parents George & Clara, Brother Havner, Half Sisters Bessie, Helen, Rebecca, Keziah and Vera. visitation was held at the Anglican Church in Cooks Harbour, from which the funeral service took place at 2:00pm on Monday May 26th  with rev. Mark Willkoff Officiating. Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatres Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.