Obituary of Raymond Regis
Raymond L. Regis, 81 of Dayville died Saturday, July 22, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Carol (Clark) Regis, they were married February 10, 1962 at St. James Church. Born on September 9, 1935 in Danielson, son of the late Lucien and Phyllis (Piette) Regis.
Attended St. James School and graduated in 1953 from Killingly High School. Served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. Ray was a Communicant of St. Joseph Church in Dayville. He worked at American Thread Co., Electric Boat, Interoyal Corporation in Plainfield for 17 years and Ray retired from Rogers Corporation after 11 years. Ray was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Danielson. He enjoyed playing cards with family and fishing at Alexanders Lake, where he lived with his wife for 45 years. Was an avid coin collector, loved watching the Red Sox, Patriots, and UCONN Men’s and Women’s Basketball. Ray enjoyed playing the lottery daily and his walks around the lake. He will be remembered for the love and dedication he had for his family, wife Carol, who he loved more than life itself, daughter Karen and grandchildren Connor and Courtney.
Besides his wife Carol he leaves his daughter Karen Greene and her husband Mark of Danielson, siblings Richard Regis and his wife Naomi of Brooklyn, Robert Regis and his wife Patricia of Brooklyn, Annette Crowe and her husband Howard of PA, Nancy Lohbusch and her husband Rudolph of Danielson, grandchildren Connor Greene, Courtney Greene both of Danielson and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by an infant sister Nancy Regis and sister Lorraine Breault.
Funeral will be Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 9:45 AM from Gagnon and Costello Funeral Home, 33 Reynolds Street, Danielson, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in St. Joseph Church, Dayville, Burial to follow with Military Honors in Holy Cross Cemetery, Danielson, CT. Calling hours are Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Share a memory at www.gagnonandcostellofh.com