Roy Campbell Tuck

November 8, 1931 to March 3, 2017


Passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully following surgery, surrounded by his family at the Health Science Centre on Friday March 3, 2017, at the age of 85 years. Predeceased by his parents Allan and Sarah Tuck. Leaving to mourn with many great memories, of his sense of humour and positive attitude his brother Gerald (late Ada) his sister Daisy (late Richard), nieces Heather (Stephen), Wanda (Roland) and Donna (Roger), great nephew Andrew. Leaving a large circle of family and friends especially Ernie and Terri Walsh and caring neighbors Ruby and Aubrey Hill. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at Carnell’s Funeral Home at 329 Freshwater Road on Sunday and Monday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm.  The funeral will take place on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 from the Carnell Memorial Chapel at 2 p.m. Interment to follow in Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Rd.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to either Thrive – Street Reach or the SPCA. To express condolences online, please visit


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Sad to hear of Roy’s passing away by our former worker informed today. I will miss his sending me christmas card every year. I always remember him at work, PWGSC & he was great guy. God Bless

So sorry for your loss. Sending love and prayers to Donna and the family.

To the Tuck family, my sincere condolences. I was a summer neighbour of Roy’s in Caplin Cove. My regret is that I didn’t see enough of him as he was such a delightful storyteller. We met first when he was scouting around my property for signs of the moose that terrorized his vegetable garden. I don’t know what he would have done if he’d seen it. His home there is so charming and full of his treasures. I wish we could have had more years with him. Meanwhile if I catch that moose, watch out! For Roy.

I was so saddened to hear of Roy’s sudden passing. He was the first person I met at Public Works Canada when I went for my very first interview in 1971. I was a young, shy girl from Bell Island and he took me under his wing. I remember the large lunches he packed for work every day. There was always a surprise in it for me. I was invited to his house many times for wonderful meals, along with other co-workers (Bill Legge, Derek Ducey, Brian Young and Ernie Walsh). His cabbage rolls were delicious. His Mother would cook turrs and would make stuffed chicken for me in case I didn’t like turrs. He was a great friend who always made you laugh. Rest In Peace my dear Friend.

Saddened to hear of Roy’s passing. He was a very kind, loving person who opened his home to me while training at the Salvation Army’s Training College. He always had a funny story to share and could always make you laugh. I will never forget his many acts of kindness of support.

I am very saddened to hear of Roy’s passing. He was one of the sweetest and most gentle of men I have had the pleasure of knowing. Roy was my gardening buddy at Caplin Cove. We spent many summers sharing our love of growing vegetables. Roy will always be part of my life at the Cove. My condolences to his family.

To Daisy and Gerald and family: Sorry to hear of Roy’s passing. He was a kind gentle man and a good friend to all that knew him. I will miss visiting him in the Cove.
Rex Tucker (Son of Alice Tuck) from the Cove.
Fredericton, New Brunswick

So very saddened to hear of Roy’s passing. It was only a few weeks ago that I was able to catch up with him by phone. He was a kind and gentle soul. A wonderful friend for the past 31 + years to myself and my parents as well. His laughter and fun loving manner will be missed terribly. Rest in peace Roy.

Very sad to hear of Roy’s passing. He was a great neighbour and friend for many years, and always brought a smile to our faces. We send our deepest condolences to the family.

Brad & Audrey Tuck

To Gerald, Daisy & Family, So sorry to hear of Roys passing, We will surely miss his visits to the Cove.Please accept our deepest sympathy… Take care, Joan & Stanley Button..

To The family of the late Roy Tuck
We would like to express our deepest condolences
on the passing of a dear relative , and wonderful neighbour over the years . He will be missed by a lot of people in the cove .

By Shawn Tuck & Grace Power

To Daisy and Gerald and family
We have many distant and fond memories of your mother and you and Roy at the old house down by the lake going back 50 years.
We are in Florida and will be unable to attend a visitation but we offer our sincere condolences and we are think of you all at this time.
Walter and Betty Tucker, Old Shop

To Daisy , Gerry and extended members of the Tuck Family. We offer our condolences and are saddened by the sudden passing of a our dear friend. Roy. May he rest in peace . By Rosemary (Walsh) & Nick Tobin

To Roy’s family,
My deepest sympathy on your loss. My late husband, John Lou Ennis, and I had the great pleasure of meeting Roy through Ernie and Terry. We enjoyed our stay at his home, listening to his stories, and of course his warm hospitality. Roy’s, down to earth intelligence and experience would make an interesting and historical book.

Speaking with him some time after John Lou passed away, he asked if I needed anything. I was doing fine, but just his kind offer made me feel better.

He was a wonderful person. May he rest in peace.

Sadie Ennis

Daisy and Tuck family,
My deepest Sympathy to your family on the loss of Roy.
No words can express how we all feel for the loss of Uncle Roy. We will all cherish the memories we have of him since we were little girls and we will miss him on Christmas eve for our Chineese supper and asking mom if Uncle Roy is coming out .We will never forgot our special Uncle Roy.

To the tuck family,
My deepest sympathy on the loss of Roy. He will be truly missed by our family. I have a lot of great memories with our Uncle Roy. We will miss him being with us on christmas eve cooking Chinese food, watching him transplant african violets in the basement of my parents house, bottling beets and jams in the kitchen, trips to hants harbour for a weekend where he would say to me “Now Kate you are in room #201?”, visiting his office at work which had so many plants it was like walking into a greenhouse and many more. We will miss his loud laugh, his arguments with dad over silly things and his desserts. So many memories to cherish. He will never be forgotten. Rest in peace Uncle Roy.

So sorry to hear of Roy;s passing…Condolences to all his family. R.I.P my friend,

Very sad to hear of Roy’s passing. His positive attitude and lighthearted demeanor will be missed by family and friends alike.

so sorry for your loss- a great neighbour of mine- will miss seeing him around here–lew

So sorry to hear of Roy’s passing. We always looked forward to seeing him when we visited the Cove, he will be sadly missed.

Daisy, Gerald and Family,
So sorry to hear of Roy’s passing. He always was part of our Walsh Family, my parents Ernie & Terry and sisters Denyse, Laura and Catherine for all occasions and celebrations. I have so many treasured memories of spending time with him especially when we would visit Hant’s Harbour. He would cook up a great meal and there was always room for a special dessert. His sense of humour and kindness was always present. As Laura (Walsh) Fagan said, Roy always wondered when he would ever get us reared up, well he did a great job! hahaha Uncle Roy you will be missed, but all the memories never forgotten!

Rhonda, Dave & Kaitlyn
Port Coquitlam, BC

To the family:how we will miss this man smile,his love of life and laughter!!!i do not think anyone will match his “green thumb”we will miss you Roy Tuck,until we meet at Jesus feet!!

Daisy, Gerald and family;
So sorry to hear of Roy’s passing. For the past 32 years we’ve had a little house in Caplin Cove ( Hant’s Hr. ) close to Roy’s house and became friends and got to know him quite well. He was the friendliest of people and had a good sense of humor. He will certainly be missed out there in the summertime. Very sad.

Tuck family words cannot express the sadness I felt when Mom and Dad (Ernie and Terri Walsh)told me Uncle Roy passed away we always considered him part of our family we would even call him our second Dad he would always say “I will never get yea reared” I have lots of great memories of times we spent together they will forever be in my heart.RIP Uncle Roy.

Dear Daisy, Gerald, Wanda, Heather and Donna,
We’re so sorry to hear of Roy’s passing. He was a great friend to our family, most especially to mom and dad. I know they will dearly miss his calls during the winter and of course his coming around the bay for the summer. The cove won’t be the same. We sending our deepest sympathy, love and prayers . Tracey (Short) and Ken Holloway, Gue;kph ON.

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