Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

Monday, February 19, 2018

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. – Frances (Brown) (Pinette) Roy, 100, of Brooksville, grandmother of Father Stuart H. Pinette, pastor of St. Elizabeth Seton Church in Rocky Hill, passed away on Nov. 3, 2012, at Hospice Care in Brooksville.

She was born in Wallagrass, Maine, a daughter of the late Ernest Brown and Alice (Martin) Brown. She was a retired teacher of both the Fort Kent and Madawaska districts in Florida

She was predeceased by her first husband, the father of her children, Harold Pinette, and her second husband, Lawrence Roy; one granddaughter, Lori Frances Pinette; one great-grandson, Joshua Jarry; and a son-in-law, Martin Schwartz Jr.

She is survived by four sons, Everette Pinette of Southington, Bill Pinette of Bristol, Allen Pinette of Granby and Philip Pinette of Brooksville; four daughters, Eileen Muir of Newington; Marlene Schwartz of Hartford; Sandra Masse of Tampa, Fla.; and Ann Powers of Bristol; two sisters, Genevieve Stanakis of Oveida, Fla.; and  Theresa Rodney of Glastonbury; two brothers, Elmer Brown of South Windsor and Harold Brown of Eagle Lake, Maine; 18 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren and many nephews and nieces.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 30 at St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 280 Brook Street, Rocky Hill. Interment will follow at a later date.