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Dr. Regas Nicholas Gallanes


1925 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Dr. Regas Nicholas Gallanes Obituary
REGAS NICHOLAS GALLANES, D.D.S. (Dr. R. N.) A Riverside, CA native, died peacefully at home on October 14, 2015 at the age of 90. Regas was born on June 16, 1925 at Riverside Community Hospital to Nicholas and Haido Gallanes. He graduated from Riverside Poly High School in 1943, and University of Southern California Dental School in 1947. While in dental school he served as an Ensign in the Navy Reserve, and during the Korean War he served as a Lt. (jg) in the Dental Corps. Regas practiced dentistry in Riverside for over 60 years retiring in 2010. Longtime member of Evergreen Masonic Lodge, Al Malaikah Shrine, Tri County Dental Assn., California Dental Assn., American Dental Assn., and Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church. Survived by his wife of 52 years, Clara Gallanes; brother Odyssea N. Gallanes, D.D.S., (Dr. O. N.) and three nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Katherine Gallanes Stavros. Per Regas' request there will be no public service, with a private burial at Riverside National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to USC Norris Cancer Center, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90033 or Victoria Avenue Forever, P.O. Box 4152, Riverside, CA 92514.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Oct. 25, 2015
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