Roy Placet

Obituary of Roy Robert Placet

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Roy Robert Placet passed away peacefully on the morning of May 25, 2023 at 72 years old after his battle with pancreatic cancer. He was Born March 4th, 1951 and lived in Oceanside, NY for the entirety of his life. Married in 1976, Roy and Ann had two children together, Jessica and Robert, and have 2 granddaughters, Mia and Morgan.

Roy retired from Colgate Palmolive after 30 years in IT. He enjoyed an active retirement as a snowbird in Florida fishing, biking, and playing pickleball.

He will be sincerely missed by his family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, please consider sending donations in Roy's name to support Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Checks, made payable to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, should be mailed to:


Attn: Megan Berry

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Office of Development

PO Box 27106

New York, NY 10087

Please indicate on the check memo line that the gift is in memory of Roy Placet."

Please click on "Online donations to Dr. O'Reilly's research" to the left for donations in Roy's name: (


Calling hours will be Saturday, May 27 from 10-1pm at Towers Funeral Home Inc., 2681 Long Beach Rd, Oceanside, NY.


Memorial Visitation at Funeral Home

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday, May 27, 2023
Towers Funeral Home Inc.
2681 Long Beach Rd
Oceanside, New York, United States
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Roy Placet

1951 - 2023

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