Katherine E. Regan, age 24, loving daughter to Stephen C. and Darlene J. Regan of Hanson, was surrounded by her family when she passed away, April 20, 2013, at Loma Linda University Hospital, Loma Linda, Calif. She battled a rare liver disorder and was on the transplant list. Born and raised in South Weymouth, she attended Saint Francis Xavier School, Sacred Heart High School and Lasell College. Katherine, a lifeguard at Camp Kiwanee for over three years, enjoyed working with children. She toured France, Germany and Italy and received a scholarship in humanities for her participation as a missionary, San Benito, Texas. Her love of travel and devotion to her family will always be in their hearts. She was an avid swimmer and enjoyed sport fishing. Katherine was loved by all she met in her lifetime. Most of all, she loved and was always there for her devoted brother, 1st Lt. Christopher C. Regan, Army Ranger. Katherine is also survived by her grandfather, Robert F. Carney. She was predeceased by her devoted grandparents, Muriel and Thomas Regan, Rita Carney. Her aunts, uncles and cousins will always remember Katherine for her zest of charitable goodness to all. Her family will miss Katherine for her bright and cheerful spirit, as well as infectious smile. Katherine will be waked from the McDonald Funeral Home, at 809 Main St. (Rte. 18 opposite South Shore Hospital), South Weymouth, Thursday, May 9, 2013, 4-8. A gathering in the funeral home will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, May 10, 2013, prior to the funeral at 10 a.m. in St. Francis Xavier Church, Pleasant St., Weymouth, interment at St. James Cemetery, Whitman. The family would like to express their deep gratitude to Dr. H. Bryant Nguyen and the staff at Loma Linda University Hospital. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Katherines name to Loma Linda University Health Systems, 11175 Campus St., Coleman Pavilion, Rm A-1116, Loma Linda, CA 92350, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org/909.558.4438. See www.Keohane.com for directions and online condolences or call 781-335-0045.
Published in The Patriot Ledger on May 7, 2013