James Regester

Obituary of James W. Regester

James W. Regester, age 88, of Quarryville and formerly of Aston, PA. Died Monday, October 4, 2010 at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community of Quarryville, PA. Born July 24, 1922 in West Grove, PA, the son of the late Earl and the late Emma (Parke) Regester. He had been a resident of Aston before moving to Quarryville 4 years ago. EDUCATION: Graduate Kennett Square High School Class of 1939 VETERAN: US Army Air Force as a Technical Sergeant and Radio Operator. He flew 33 missions in Northern Europe and England during World War II. EMPLOYMENT: Mr. Regester was employed by duPont de Nemours and Company, Wilmington, Delaware, as a Lab Technician. ORGANIZATIONS: Church: Member Faith Reform Presbyterian Church, Quarryville, PA Former member of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Concordville, where he served as an Elder and Sunday School Teacher. Other: A man devoted to his home and family. SURVIVORS: He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Sara Jane (Bigger) Regester; One Daughter: Judith Rinker of West Virginia; Also survived by 5 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his first wife Marian Rothwell Regester wo died in 1974 and son James Regester. SERVICE INFORMATION: Memorial Service 10:45 a.m. Friday at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community, 625 Robert Fulton Hwy., Quarryville, PA 17566-1400. INTERMENT: Graveside Service and Interment 2:30 p.m. Friday in Edgewood Memorial Park, Glen Mills, PA. MEMORIAL GIFTS: Contributions in memory of James Regester may be given to Faith Reform Presbyterian Church, 611 Robert Fulton Highway, Quarryville, PA 17566; or Hospice of Lancaster County, 695 Goode Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604. Arrangements by the Minshall Shropshire-Bleyler Funeral Home of Middletown Twp, Media, PA l
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