Roy Joseph Mazzagate Sr., 94, of Bridge City, passed away Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009, at Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital-Orange.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange with Rev. Joseph P. Daleo officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery.

Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. with a rosary at 6 Sunday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Roy was born on March 11, 1915, in Beaumont, the son of Pasquali and Phyllis (Molley) Mazzagatti. Roy was a project manager for Livingston Shipbuilding Corporation and was also a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange. Roy loved to travel and was a semi-pro baseball player and loved all sports in general.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Russell Mazzagate; first wife, JoAnn Mazzagate; sister-in-law, Frances Romano; brothers, Anthony Pavia and Joe Mazzagate; step-father, Tony Pavia, Sr.; and grandson, Jared Mazzagate.
Roy is survived by his wife, Zenaida Mazzagate; daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis and Jim Walters of Beaumont; son and daughter-in-law, Roy and Darlene Mazzagate Jr. of Orange; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and sister, Rosetta Garner of Groves.

Pallbearers will be Larry Minaldi, David Minaldi, Roy Mazzagate III, Ronnie Logan Sr., Ron Logan Jr. and Jim Walters. Honorary pallbearers will be Cleon Hogan and John Chavis.