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REGINA JOHANNA VANDE RIJDT


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REGINA JOHANNA VANDE RIJDT Obituary
van de RIJDT, Regina Johanna Born on April 27,1922 and died on August 31, 2018 at the age of 96. She grew up in Tilburg, Nederland with her sister Mariette and their parents Leendert and Henrietta van den Berg. In 1955 she immigrated to the United States with her husband Peter and their son Leen. For the last 30 years she was a resident of Cambridge. She was an avid Red Sox and Patriot fan, never missing an opportunity to watch or listen to a game with her family and friends. A kind person with a strong independent nature. She loved to cook, bake, travel, read and crochet. She spent her time volunteering to help others by knitting for various charities even while legally blind! The loving mother of Leendert and his wife Patricia [Duggan] and Oma to their two boys Jacob and Nicholas. Stepmother to PJ [Peter] and his wife Rachel [Kushner] and Oma to their children Coralie and Matthew. Wish there were more like her! She will dearly be missed by all who new her. A private service to celebrate her life is being held for the family. In lieu of flowers please donate to the Wounded Warriors Foundation.

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Published in The Boston Globe on Sept. 7, 2018
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