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Maurice A. Regan

November 9, 2011

Maurice A. Regan
PAWTUCKET - Maurice A. Regan, 94, of Pawtucket died Tuesday, November 8, 2011.
He was the beloved husband of Helen A. (Phillip) Regan.
Mr. Regan was born in Lawrence Massachusetts, the son of the late John and Nora (Donovan) Regan.
He was a WWII Veteran serving in the United States Army Air Corps.
Mr. Regan graduated from Providence College with a Bachelor’s Degree and then earned his Master’s Degree at Boston University.
He was a Teacher and School Psychologist in the Pawtucket School System for over 38 years. He was an administrator of the Pawtucket Evening School and Johnson and Wales University. He was a longtime member of the Pawtucket Teachers Alliance. A daily communicant of St. Leo’s Church, he also served as a commentator. He was actively involved in many parish activities including CFM, Holy Name Society, Renew, Catholic Charity and St. Leo’s School Board.
Besides his wife he leaves a son Phillip Regan of East Providence. He also leaves three daughters, Maureen/Mo Orabone and her husband John of Cumberland, Margaret/Meg Battersby and her husband Arnie of Rumford, and Mary/ Maire Beckett and her husband John of Seekonk.
Mr. Regan had eight grandchildren, Dr. Kristin Vaz, Amy Aleksiewicz, Dr. Joshua Orabone, Rachel Orabone, Beth Orabone, Kim Battersby, Mark Battersby and Kate Beckett, four great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Fr. Ambrose Regan, O.P. , Anne Hession, Fr. James Regan, O.P., David and John Regan.
The funeral for Mr. Regan will be Saturday, November 12, at 9:00 a.m. from the MANNING-HEFFERN FUNERAL HOME, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket, RI. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial in the Church of Blessed Pope John Paul II (formerly St. Leo) Church, 697 Central Avenue, Pawtucket at 10:00 a.m. His calling hours will be Friday 4-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Amos House, 413 Friendship Street, Providence RI, 02907 in Mr. Regan’s memory.
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