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Barbara Jean Roylance
  • 67 years old
  • Date of birth: Nov 10, 1945
  • Place of birth:
    Batavia, New York, United States
  • Date of passing: Dec 13, 2012
  • Place of passing:
    Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Let the memory of Barbara be with us forever
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Barbara Roylance, 67, born on November 10, 1945 and passed away on December 13, 2012. We will remember her forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Holly Staalesen on 13th December 2015

"Three years have gone by and it still seams like 3 days.  I miss you so much, Mom and love you endlessly.  I talk with you everyday and I know you hear me.  This time of year is never really easy and I miss you at Christmas.  I still love the song Christmas Cookies that you played with the grandkids.  You are the angle upon my tree and the angle that watches over me.  Love you always.
Love, Holly"

This tribute was added by Holly Staalesen on 10th November 2015

"Happy 70th Birthday Mom.  I am sorry that I am not there to celebrate or that you are not here but I celebrate you everyday.  I miss you so much and I enjoy our talks.  Uncle Bill came to join you recently so the party has grown.  I still can't get over you not being here but I feel you everyday and know that your love and strength are within me.  Miss you and Love you so much."

This tribute was added by Holly Staalesen on 10th May 2015

"Another Mother's Day that I am celebrating without you.  I miss you so much but am so thankful that you are my mom and by having me, I also became a mom.  I had a great Mother's Day with my family and reflected on the memories of you.  Thank you for making me the kind of person I am today.  Sarah said to me that I am strong and I know where my strength has come from.  Happy Mother's Day to my Loving and Wonderful Mother, until we meet again, you are missed everyday."

This tribute was added by Holly Staalesen on 13th December 2014

"Mom, two years have passed without your beautiful life here with those you love and love you.  This is not an easy day to get through nor is any day without you.  I miss you so much and my heart is missing a piece.  I do thank you for all the wonderful memories and right now, the special times spent during the holidays.  You always made them full of joy and the memories you made for me are forever with me.  Thank you today for the blue sky and sunshine.  It has been grey and I needed a little sparkle.  I love you so much and will continue talking to you everyday because I know you hear me.  I feel your arms around me and your love always.  Merry Christmas to you in Heaven and I will celebrate Christmas with you someday there.  Love and XOXOXO.  Missed and never forgotten my beautiful mother."

This tribute was added by Bob & Orlando Wilt on 11th November 2014

"Viewing the album put together by family and friends is a testament to the success of your life. To be so loved and remembered ,what more could one ask for?"

This tribute was added by Holly Staalesen on 10th November 2014

"Mom,
Another birthday!  A day worth celebrating.  I know you are having a great party.  I celebrate you everyday and miss your love that you unselfishly shared with all your friends and family.  I talk to you everyday and know you hear me.  You are in my heart and I wish you a happy 69th birthday.  I will continue to carry you in my heart and have wonderful memories that I was so blesses to get from you.  I love you, Mom and I know someday I will be celebrating with you.  Until then, know I am celebrating the fact that I am blessed an lucky to say that you are my mom."

This tribute was added by Sue Latham on 10th November 2014

"Happy Birthday in Heaven Barb!~You will forever be in our Happy thoughts. You left a wonderful gift in this world and your laughter is still an echo.~ Celebrate your Birth! Char and I send our Love~"

This tribute was added by Holly Staalesen on 11th May 2014

"Mom,  Another Mother's Day and even though I am a mother and my children made my Mother's Day wonderful, I still am missing you, my Mom.  I know I on my way to work today, I took the time to talk to you and shared how much your missed and loved.  I know it was early but I know in my heart you heard me and are with me.  I will see you again on Mother's Day, may be not for a long time, but I will celebrate with you again.  Love you Always, my beautiful mother.  Butterfly kisses, Love, Holly"

This tribute was added by Holly Staalesen on 14th April 2014

"Mom, I miss you everyday and wish I could just talk to you.  You would think your daughter is crazy with working full time, going to school full time, and now adding a 5K to the mix.  I am training hard and doing really good at school.  The family is well and with Easter upon us, I will miss our Easters together.  I can already taste the ham.  I will be making the pies.  Love you forever"

This tribute was added by Holly Staalesen on 26th December 2013

"Another christmas has come and gone without you with us.  I am so gratefull for the memories of many christmas's with you in my childhood and s an adult .  You and linda coming over and the fun you had with the grandchildren is forever in my heart. I miss you so much.  What a christmas you must have in heaven with jesus and someday i will again be with you.  Merry christmas mom. I love you."

This tribute was added by Millie Moore on 14th December 2013

"...... So many changes. One constant Barb you are missed. Willy and I continue to write the book., you always said we should. You've missed some good ones. We will catch up later .Love Millie and Willy"

This tribute was added by Sue Latham on 14th December 2013

"thinking about how much we miss you and that great smile of yours!! love you
  sue and char"

This tribute was added by Linda Payette on 13th December 2013

"The year has gone, so many people whose life you touched are missing you so much.  Your family and your friends are keeping each other in their thoughts and prayers, all looking out for those who are still here.  So much love in your life that continues to live on..."

This tribute was added by sylvia intelisano on 13th December 2013

"Barbie, Barberino, Barbara, Myrna, Bubba Jean, Hard to beleive it's been a year. We cherish fond & funny memories that ease the saddness of your passing. We are comforted knowing you are at peace. Jeri & Sylvia"

This tribute was added by Michael Kane on 13th December 2013

"Today is a difficult day but remembering all of the wonderful things you did in life makes it a little easier to deal with.  There are so many good memories and my love for you is still with you."

This tribute was added by Holly Staalesen on 13th December 2013

"Mom, I can't believe a year has passed without you.  I miss you so much and a day doesnt go by that I wish you were here.  I know that you are in heaven and are at peace.  That gives me comfort to know the suffering is no longer.  I sat by the cardboard fire place with a flood full of wonderful memories and could feel you with me.  Your grandchildren miss and love you and so does Steve.  You've given us so much.  I wil see you again.  Until then know that I love you and miss you so much. Keep watch over us and linda.  You are loved always.  God bless and peace always.  Thank you mom for all that you have given me."

This tribute was added by Chris Corlew on 13th December 2013

"Barb, miss you, you ol' rabble rouser.  Hard to believe it's been a year.  You'll always be in our hearts.  
   Chris and Liz"

This tribute was added by carol ford on 13th December 2013

"Barb,
Thinking about you brings a smile to my face, I hear good morning carol as you went for coffee or the paper. I hear the laughter coming a few sites up and say to jack:!those are happy people!" I see you plopping on the chair at the beach just to chit chat! I see a loving partner right here with us braving it out with her unending smile. You would be so proud of Linda! I see a  beautiful lady named Barb w
That makes  me smile. Thank you for that , u are missed."

This tribute was added by Holly Staalesen on 28th November 2013

"Mom i miss you so much.  Thanksgiving holds so manyl wonderful memories for me and my family.  Toasting the bread for the stuffing was always fun.  Heather did it this year.  We had a nice day but not the same without you.  The dressing was delicious as was the apple pie.  I am so thankfull to have had you for my mother.  Love you so much.  Happy thanksgiving."

This tribute was added by Angela Baumann on 12th November 2013

"Hi Barb-

Breaks my heart you aren't here.  There is so much we want to share with you and so many who miss you.  Hope you are laughin it up watching us fumble around down here."

This tribute was added by Bob & Orlando Wilt on 11th November 2013

"Girl, we still think of you and miss you!  Glad we still have your other half here with us..... she is in good hands!"

This tribute was added by donna browne on 11th November 2013

"Gone but never forgotten.Happy birthday Barbara"

This tribute was added by Sue Latham on 11th November 2013

"Happy Birthday to you in a special beautiful place that you dwell, with all beautiful people like you! We all miss you and your awesome smile and sense of humor. You are loved Barb! (no doubt you are partying!! )"

This tribute was added by Linda Payette on 11th November 2013

"Spending your birthday without you, was so difficult.  I miss you everyday till we meet again, my love, my best friend."

This tribute was added by sylvia intelisano on 10th November 2013

"Happy Birthday Barbie. We miss you and think of you everyday. Sylvia and Jeri"

This tribute was added by Gloria and Corinne on 10th November 2013

"Thinking of you and missing you, Barb, on your birthday. xxx"

This tribute was added by Holly Staalesen on 10th November 2013

"MOM:  I wish I could celebrate your birthday with.  You should be here.  I miss you so much and am trying to fil this day with some of the things you enjoyed.  You are thought of everyday and I just wish I could call you because you were always what I needed.  I love you ver much and miss you but you are always in my heart.  Love always Holly"

This tribute was added by Carol Saunders on 10th November 2013

"Happy Birthday  Barb-still think of you and talk about you with your daughter Holly.It sure is a hard day for alot of your family and friends."

This tribute was added by Stanley Brizzie on 10th November 2013

"Thinking about you yesterday, or was it 2 days ago, I do not actually remember getting senile. I actually take a moment to think about you and your loved ones quite often, left your phone number in my phone. Sorry I did not make the camp, I would have liked to meet all the people you call friend. Maybe there will be a second annual Barb get together.!!."

This tribute was added by Helene Sullivan on 10th November 2013

"Happy Birthday Barb we miss you today just as much as we missed you 11 months ago when you went to rest in Heaven. We have sat around the camp fires knowing you were there in spirit. Our prayers go out to the Linda and family today and every day. Love and miss you so much dear friend.
Ed & Helene"

This tribute was added by Pamela Boehlke on 2nd June 2013

"Barb, my heart is still breaking and I know time heals all things, but I can't imagine it.  You were in my life such a brief 12 yrs but you were always the big sister God forgot to give me.  I'm so blessed to have had you in my life and even though many years have gone by since those days you will always reside in my heart and in my thoughts.  Rest well dear heart."

This tribute was added by Carol Saunders on 14th April 2013

"you will missed at our Relay for Life this year.But you will be with us in our hearts.So glad I had the chance to meet you."

This tribute was added by Holly Staalesen on 14th April 2013

"Mom i miss you so much.  Not a day goes by when i feel lost without  you.  You are always in my heart.  I love you dearly
Your life will be remembered always. Xoxo"

This tribute was added by Roxanne Roylance on 12th April 2013

"I just want to say that I miss you so much.  I miss  you everyday and you were such an inspiration to me.  WE will be there to celebrate your wonderful self.  There is no one that has entered my life like you.  Love and miss you soooooooooooo much.  I feel you taking care of me even at my age and I cry.You were always there for me since I was 16. Love and miss you forever.My HERO!  xoxoxo."

This tribute was added by Angela Baumann on 10th January 2013

"Barb you were one of the kindest and most generous people I have met.  Dani, Cruz and I will remember you with a smile and miss you forever.  Can't wait for you to meet our new son as you watch over us.  Only wish you were here to hold him and share your love.  We will do our best to watchover those you left behind."

This tribute was added by Cher Catlin on 1st January 2013

"Your FRIENDSHIP will always be cherished MISS B. ,,,you was more like a SISTER to me,,,Was always there for me when I was sick,,down,,,and always knew when I called we'd laugh,,,,May GOD CHERISH YOU AS I DID,,,hugs my dear friend,,,,enjoy those wings,,,you deserve them,,,,"

This tribute was added by cheryl Brandt on 27th December 2012

"Barb, you always made me laugh with your quick wit, we had fun times.
You have left your earthly body and now you can roam free unencumbered to watch over all of us. You will always be with us and this comforts me. Until we meet again my friend. Love Cheryl"

This tribute was added by Joseph Truttman on 25th December 2012

"I know Herman and Barbara Kaherl welcomed you with open arms at the gate!"

This tribute was added by Carol Saunders on 25th December 2012

"My thoughts and prayers are with you Holly and your family.I feel blessed that I met your Mom and Linda at the 2012 Relay fo Life.Your Mom was a very nice lady and fun to be around.Holly-you a sparkling image of your Mom.I'm sure your Mom is watching over you with a very special Butterfly.I will always be here for you .Love Carol Saunders"

This tribute was added by Holly Staalesen on 25th December 2012

"Merry Christmas Mom.  Thank you for all the wonderful Christmas's spent with you.  I miss you so much.  I enjoy the cardboard fireplace and sit by it often.  I loved it as a child on Vly Road too.  You have given me precious memories to numorous to count and for that I am grateful.  I love you mom from the bottom of my heart."

This tribute was added by Helene Sullivan on 19th December 2012

"Barb you touched our hearts and souls. We will miss your laughter and most of all we will miss you. We love you dear friend.
Ed & Helene"

This tribute was added by sylvia intelisano on 18th December 2012

""Myrna",  My memories are happy ones, of trips to the arcades and casinos in Mass. & Fla. & your winning way...it was always fun.  I will miss your jokes & laughter & your generosity.  You were always there to lend a helping hand to anyone.  I toast you with an Ameretto and wish you God speed. "Ester" Jeri & I are here for you Holly & Lin."

This tribute was added by melinda brower on 18th December 2012

""God has granted me many special things and Barb and Linda are one of them.I was greatful to have been Barbs friend.I will miss her wave as she passed by my site on the tailgate, or the poker nites that she took all our money, or the bus trips to Mohegan.Even though we can no longer see you in person there will always be a empty chair at my fireplace for you ,so stop by often"

This tribute was added by Michael Kane on 18th December 2012

"Hey “Little Wom”.  You were the best trooper I have ever known and an example for the rest of us.  You were a loving, caring and wonderful friend.  There were too many good times to mention but they will live in my heart as will you.  Until the day I hear you say “Hey Little Man” again, rest in peace and know I will do my best to support Linda and Holly and her family."

This tribute was added by Sue Latham on 18th December 2012

"Barb, We are so very glad to have met you and Linda. Beautiful people!~ If there was ever a positive, loving, funny and genuine person with amazing strength, it was you Barb. You brought sunshine into every ones life just walking into a room. Our hearts go out to Linda. She loves you so much. We are happy you both got to make so many special life memories. We love you, Sue & Char"

This tribute was added by ken bournique on 17th December 2012

"We will miss that smiley face.  The adventures of Mr. Bones.  All the
end of the summer dinners.  Most of all just you my friend.  So watch
over all of us and send that sunshine when you know we're blue  and
thinking of you!  Til then   Ken & Cathy"

This tribute was added by beth bluman on 17th December 2012

"Relay in Saratoga this year, 2012, was extra special, because Barb, Linda and the entourage were able to be there with Holly, which meant so much to her. I very much enjoyed Mom and the group! Holly is a very kind, giving person...it is clear it comes from Mom...keep a good watch over them all, Barb."

This tribute was added by AnnMarie Sullivan on 17th December 2012

"May the road rise up to meet you, may the wind be ever at your back.  May the sun shine warm upon your face and the rain fall softly on your fields.  And until we meet again, may God hold you in the hollow of his hand. -an irish blessing-
Will forever miss you Barb. And my thoughts and heartfelt prayers go to Linda and your family."

This tribute was added by June "JB" Brown on 17th December 2012

"Barb..your death leaves a heart ache that noone can heal...but your love an laughter leaves memories that noone can steal.."JB" & Millie"

This tribute was added by Evelyn Wright & Leigh Kennedy on 17th December 2012

"Barb, although we only knew you for a short time, we cherish the fun times we shared. Your never ending wit and lust for life brightened the day for everyone around you. Godspeed our friend... we will see you again in paradise and there we will have eternity to enjoy your company.
Linda, there are no words, just hugs from afar."

This tribute was added by carol ford on 17th December 2012

"" We met in Otis and we connected with:this is our happy place! We talked in the laundry room, we teased on the beach, we talked while I floated and you sat on the jet ski, we worked many a pancake,graduation and potluck dinner together , we took watch of each other when we were alone. We hugged each fall and spring. I will miss all these little things.See u on my float,send me your wink"

This tribute was added by Helen Langenbach on 17th December 2012

"To my dear friend. So many years, so many stories, so many laughs, so many memories. You've touched so many and loved by all. You'll be forever remembered until we meet again. Rest in peace, God Bless."

This tribute was added by Jennifer Taylor-kushnick on 17th December 2012

"Aunt Barb u were the life of every party . I beleive u r up there with my mom being the life of the party there . please tell mom i miss her too . love u very much jenn"

This tribute was added by Cathy Williams on 16th December 2012

"I first met Barb about eight years ago when she was so welcoming when I started linedancing.  She was kind and friendly and I missed her when she moved away.  Rest in peace Barb. I'm glad I got to see you this summer."

This tribute was added by Marybeth Fullerton on 16th December 2012

"Barb, you will be missed at Camp.  You meant alot to all of us.  Rest in Peace. We send our thoughts and prayers to Linda and the rest of your family. The Fullerton Family (Mary,Andy,Ian and Emily)"

This tribute was added by Chris Zoller on 16th December 2012

"Barb,

You were the best big sister a little girl could have. Thank you for all the wonderful times and memories.  We had so much fun.  And, especially, thank you for my sweet niece Holly."

This tribute was added by wilma jones on 16th December 2012

"Barb, I will miss our baseball chats - they were fun and spirited!  What fun we had at camp playing games and sitting around the campfire.
Holly and Lin, we've got your backs."

This tribute was added by Rochelle Hosley on 16th December 2012

"Keeping all of Barb's family and friends and especially Linda in our thoughts and prayers at this time of sorrow.  Barb was truly a special person who touched so many lives. May her spirit live on forever!"

This tribute was added by Roxanne Roylance on 16th December 2012

"I have visited this page now several times and each time I cry instead of leaving a tribute....okay it is time.  (Aunt) Barb my life was better the second you were introduced into my family.  Your enormous heart, kindness and wit will never leave me.  You brought so much joy into all of our lifes so THANK YOU for being my dear NOT YOUR "AUNT" Barb. I will always love you MY HERO!"

This tribute was added by Chris Corlew on 16th December 2012

"Barb, the phrase "salt of the earth" was intended for you.  Over the years so many laughs, so many stories.  Guys and Dolls, line dancing, camping...  I will miss your laughter and your huge loving heart.  Linda's and your love was a model for us all.   Happy Trails, Kiddo."

This tribute was added by Liz Hughes on 16th December 2012

"I felt privledged to know Barb for a few years. And I knew her to be a brave, kind and very funny woman. I'm sorry that I wasn't able to know her longer.
Barb's passing is a great loss for her family and friends. She will be greatly missed and fondly rememberd by many."

This tribute was added by Penelope Parry on 16th December 2012

"Barb, Still have fond memories of our traveling bowling leagues, card games, lots of laughs, funny stories and great competition.  So glad I got to see you again a few years ago at a gathering, speaking with you was like "old times"...thanks for being a friend...God Bless...Penny"

This tribute was added by donna browne on 16th December 2012

"Holly my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Barb I didn't know you but you raised an amazing daughter and friend. May you rest in peace"

This tribute was added by Jeryl Honikel on 16th December 2012

"Barb, Barbara, Barbie, Barbarino  so many names but only one huge heart.   Never mean, always there, generous and kind.  Love and miss you."

This tribute was added by Sarah Staalesen on 16th December 2012

"You mean so much to me, and I'm sure I'll see you again someday. I am so blessed to be your granddaughter!"

This tribute was added by judy solomon on 15th December 2012

"Rest in peace dear Barb.
Judy and Alan Solomon"

This tribute was added by Frank Gangloff on 15th December 2012

"Barb we will miss your smiling face and glad we had time together. Your light will shine bright at our camp fires."

This tribute was added by Holly Staalesen on 15th December 2012

"My dear Mother My Rock, you will be forever loved forever missed..... until we meet again you are in my heart.  Love you mom"

This tribute was added by Gloria and Corinne on 15th December 2012

"Together, our memories are sweet, our laughter often,
our time too brief, and our love forever.
Here's to the joy we've shared through the decades.
Lin, our thoughts are with you and Holly and family.
We love you."

This tribute was added by Stanley Brizzie on 15th December 2012

"Big Sister, your kind and gentle manner I will always remember."

This tribute was added by Bob & Orlando Wilt on 15th December 2012

"Life is but a twinkle in GODs eye.  May your journey along with the 21 little angels who have yet to live be a wonderous adventure.  You are now all with GOD, rest in piece.  We love you!"

This tribute was added by Fran Heitmann on 15th December 2012

"The night sky was a little brighter, because your star was added to the heavens. Your spirit will be missed by many."

This tribute was added by John List on 15th December 2012

"Do not stand at my grave and weep
I am not there; I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sun on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft stars that shine at night."

This tribute was added by Millie Moore on 15th December 2012

"Barb you have completed your journey here on earth....Camp fire stories will now be told with you looking over us... Safe sailing."

This tribute was added by Linda Payette on 15th December 2012

"You are my forever love.  We found each other on earth, and we will find each other again."


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