Roy Edward Drew “Gadget”

DREW, Roy Edward “Gadget”, passed away Monday January 7, 2019 at 67 years. Son of the late Sydney and Mariann Drew. Husband of Hetty. Father of Ryan Drew (Jody) and Randy Drew (Jen). Brother of Dennis (Cathy), Theresa, Sidney (Maureen), Ronnie (Shelly) and Helen (Joe). Predeceased by siblings Georgie (2010), Geraldine (2002), Elsie Smith (1996) and brother in law Marcel Burgos. Roy is survived by brother in law Wilfred Dejong (Gail) and many nieces and nephews. Roy worked for over 20 years at Rockwell in Tilbury, served as a Block Parent and volunteered with CK Animal Rescue. He will be deeply  missed. Roy’s family will be remembering him privately. Online condolences are welcome at

33 Comments on “Roy Edward Drew “Gadget””

  1. So sad, Sorry for your loss Hetty & Family, Roy will be missed dearly, Loved his sense of humor.

  2. So sorry to hear of my ex brother in laws passing. He was a great guy and wonderful father to my nephews . I will keep my family in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. So sorry Hetty. We enjoyed talking to Roy. May you find comfort in your memories of the happy times you spent together.

  4. Hetty, we are so saddened for your loss. You and Roy are the best neighbors we could ever have. We will remember Roy as a caring and funny loving person. God bless you and Roy!

  5. Dear Hetty and family,

    My sincerest condolences for your loss of your Roy ♥️

    Love, Light and prayers to help you through the coming tough days♥️

    May your memories with Roy bring you peace in your heart ♥️

    God Bless ♥️

    Much Love,
    Your friend,
    Sue Barbeau

  6. So very very sorry on the loss of Roy. Isaac and I will miss his friendly smile and love for animals. Sending you much love, hugs and gentle thoughts during this loss. He will be missed by so many.

  7. So sorry for your loss Hetty , know that you are in my prayers may god bless you and give you the strength at this difficult time ❤️

  8. Hetty, we are so sorry to learn of the passing of Roy. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Find strength in your family now and always hold your memories close.

  9. Hetty, we are so sorry to hear of Roy’s passing. May the time you shared and memories you made carry you through this difficult time.

  10. Dear Hetty, Randy and Jenn
    I’m so sorry to hear about Roy. He will be missed. May the Lord wrap you in His loving arms of comfort and may your many memories bring you strength.

  11. Dear Hetty,
    Sending our condolences with your loss of Roy. We are praying you will be Comforted by your memories and good times together. May you feel God’s presence near you at this time. Nico & Alice

  12. So sorry for your loss we are thinking of you during this difficult time, May God guide and lessen your pain.
    Rick and Georgena.

  13. Hetty, our prayers and sympathy are with you and Roy’s children and siblings. May God give you His help and comfort as you remember his life as a family and as you go forward without his near presence. Sincerely, Pastor Marg

  14. Dear Hetty,Please acceptour heartfelt sympathy in your time of great sorrow.We Send our love to give you strength to bear your sorrow.Sincerely Shirley& Art Morley.

  15. Dear Hetty,Please accept our heartfelt sympathy in your time of great sorrow.We Send our love to give you strength to bear your sorrow.Sincerely Shirley& Art Morley.

  16. Sorry to hear about the loss of your husband. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Phil & Yvonne
    Aka Mr & Mrs. Toly

  17. So sad of hearing of another long time Co-worker passing away. My sympathy to the family. Linda Lajoie

  18. We were so sorry to hear of Roy’s passing. He will be missed. Keeping you in our prayers.

  19. Hetty, Ryan, and Randy;
    It is with great sadness that I heard this sad news about Roy. A wonderful neighbour for over 20 years, he will be missed!
    Please accept my sincere condolences.

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