June (Hess) Roycroft

June (Hess) Roycroft

June (Hess) Roycroft, 95, of Moon Township, passed away on August 23, 2021 in her home.  She was born in Pittsburgh on June 29, 1926 the daughter of the late Carl & Emma (Richards) Hess.

June retired at 88 years young after 61 years of working at ATT, Ohio Valley General Hospital, PDM, Kinkos/FedEx, and being an awesome mom.

In addition to her parents, June was preceded in death by her husband of 63 yrs., George Roycroft in 2010; siblings, Birt Hess, Lloyd Hess, Baird Hess, and Dorothy Moore; and a son-in-law, Michael McCormack.

June is survived by her four children:  Sandra Doughty (David), Moon Township; Beverly McCormack, VA; James Roycroft (Cheryl), NC; Richard Roycroft (Russell Johnson), Moon Township, five grandchildren:  Brian McCormack, Michele Schoedel (Greg), David Doughty (Jayme), Sheryl Roycroft, Jennifer Hoffman (William), and seven great-grandchildren:  Ashley Campbell (Ryan), Alec Schoedel, Annie McCormack, Joseph McCormack, Aubrie Doughty, Zachary Hoffman, Cassidy Hoffman.

Friends will be received on Wednesday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM in the Huntsman Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Moon Township (1522 Coraopolis Heights Road) where a funeral service will be held on Thursday at 10 AM.  Committal will follow at Allegheny County Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to:  The New Jersey Rett Syndrome Association (www.njrsa.org)

10 thoughts on “June (Hess) Roycroft

  1. Sandy, we are so sorry for you and your family’s loss. It’s hard losing a Mom no matter what age. Our prays go out to you and your family.
    Jack and Sandy Crawford
    And Kelly too!

    1. Thank you so much for your kind, thoughtful message! It’s difficult, as you say, to indeed lose our Mom. But we know Mom’s with our Dad… reunited in Heaven! 🙏🏻

      Sincerely, Sandy, Beverly, Jim, Richard Roycroft

  2. June and Family,
    I had the extreme pleasure of knowing you as a pleasant, caring, warm hearted, and loving friend! Thank you June for all the kindness and for sharing your beautiful personality with me over the years. I hope to meet you in heaven someday where we can continue our journey. Until then…my love and prayers are with you and your family.

    1. Dear Charlotte, On behalf of we four children, thank you for sharing your thoughts and prayers for Mom and us. Your lovely message is greatly appreciated by each of us!
      Friendship is a beautiful gift and it’s wonderful knowing what a friend Mom was to you and visa versa!🥰

    1. Dear George, Maggie and family… Thank you for your kind message! Mom was the Matriarch for both sides of our family… the last of her wonderful generation! And what a fabulous Matriarch and role model she was for each of us! Mom’s now with all of our wonderful family!🙏🏻

  3. Dearest Bev, San, Jimmy and Ricky, I am so saddened by the passing of your mom! She was such a part of so many memories I have of time spent with your family! You were so fortunate to have her for so long into your adult lives! I am keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time! My love to all of you!

    1. Dearest Jo~Bestest Buddy! Thank you! Sandy, Jimmy, Rick, & I have the same wonderful memories of our childhood shared with you… especially Jimmy’s “one night” puppy!🥴 You stayed up all night with that little darling! Mom won that contest😔 We love you!💞

  4. As a former neighbor, we are sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Her influence on all shines brightly, yet differently in each of you. You are so fortunate to have had her in your lives, and know you are much better for it. Our deepest condolences in this difficult time.
    John tracey

    1. John~Thank you so much for your thoughtful and kind message! Growing up on Norman Dr. was a great life! And… Mom certainly did instill in each of us kids her values and love of family! We’re so blessed to have had her (and Dad) as our parents and each other as siblings! Our very best to you and yours!🙏🏻

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