Gabrielle (Ross) Regis
1924 – 2011
N. Grosvenordale – Mrs. Gabrielle (Ross) Regis, 86, formerly of Buckley Hill Road died Saturday June 18, 2011 in Webster Manor. Born in Ste. Clotilde de Horton P.Q. Canada, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Eva (Biron) Ross.
Mrs. Regis moved to Connecticut in 1949. She worked for American Optical and also as a leather-worker for Risom Manufacturing. She was a member of The Ladies of St. Anne and volunteered at St. Mary Perpetual Adoration Chapel. She was an active member of St. Joseph’s parish.
Gabrielle is survived by two sons, Raymond Regis and his wife Jacqueline of Webster MA, and Guy Regis and his wife Charlene of Thompson; her daughter, Beverly Converse and her husband Roy of Putnam; three sisters, Sr. Therese Ross of PSA of Belgium, Cecile Gingras of Montreal, P.Q. Canada, and Clotilde Gregoire of Granby P.Q. Canada; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brothers, the late Paul Ross, Jean Louis Ross, and Andre Ross.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Gabrielle’s family from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Wednesday, June 22, 2011 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale CT. A gathering will begin at 9:00 am in the funeral home on Thursday, June 23, 2011 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Joseph Church, 20 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. Burial in Saint Joseph Cemetery will take place at a later date. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com