2012-11-28 / Obituaries

Merrill R. Regi Fort Littleton, 92

Merrill Roy Regi, 92, Fort Littleton, Pa., died Tuesday afternoon, November 20, 2012, at Harrisburg Hospital, Harrisburg.

Born July 29, 1920, in Dublin Township, Fulton County, Pa., he was the son of the late Brinton B. and Lucille Shadle Regi. He was first married to Helen M. Peck, who died June 26, 1984. He later married Eleanor Knepper, who is also deceased.

He is survived by five children: Gail R. Regi, Fort Littleton; Lennis Regi and wife Melinda, McConnellsburg; Barry A. Regi, Fort Littleton; Denise L. Stains and husband Bob, Three Springs; and Roger Regi, Fort Littleton; one granddaughter, Nicole Kotmair, and five great-grandchildren: Jared, Kaylee, Katey, Kelly and Brianna; one brother and three sisters: Gerald Regi, Carlisle; Beulah Gordon, St. Thomas; Audrey Hutchinson, Carlisle; and Dorothy Henry, Fort Littleton.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Carl E. Johnson; and one brother, Wayne Regi.

He was a member of Knobsville Church of the Brethren.

He was a longtime employee of Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, with more than 30 years service.

He was a World War II veteran, serving in Europe with the U. S. Army. He served in Tunisia, Naples- Foggia, Southern France, Rhineland and Central Europe. He was awarded the European African Middle Eastern Service Medal with five Bronze Stars and 1 Bronze Arrowhead along with the Distinguished Unit Badge with 1 OLC.

He was a former member of the VFW and American Legion in McConnellsburg.

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, November 24, 2012, at Knobsville Church of the Brethren, McConnellsburg. Pastor Chris Elliott officiated. Interment was in Union Cemetery, McConnellsburg.

Fulton Honor Guard provided memorial services at the cemetery.

M. R. Brown Funeral Home, Hustontown, was in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences and other information are available at funeralfinder.com.

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