Edward G. Regner Sr. | Republican-American

TORRINGTON – Edward G. Regner Sr., 94, handed away Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, at Apple Rehabilitation, Avon. He was the beloved husband of the late Katherine E. (Dubiel) Regner.

Edward was born in Winsted on July 25, 1928, son of the late George A. and Blanche A. (Kucinski) Regner. The son and grandson of farmers, he thought-about following within the household custom, however finally enlisted within the U.S. Navy, the place he was skilled as an aviation electronics technician and served on the usS. Halfway, VC-12/VAW-12, through the Korean battle.

Following his navy service, Edward labored at a tv restore store, the place a coworker launched him to Katherine Dubiel. Katherine and Edward wed on Aug. 8, 1953, and loved 68 years of marriage earlier than her passing in 2021.

In 1952, Edward enrolled on the College of Connecticut College of Engineering. After graduating in 1956, Edward labored as {an electrical} engineer at Common Time in Thomaston and at Lewis Engineering in Naugatuck, till his retirement in 1993.

All through his 37-year profession in know-how, Edward tirelessly devoted himself to agricultural pursuits in his spare time, producing numerous bushels of vegetables and fruit and plenty of gallons of honey and maple syrup.

He raised and bought pansies, vegetable vegetation and annuals, and was a yearly exhibitor of produce on the Goshen and Harwinton festivals. He was fascinated by seeds and seed germination.

His different hobbies via the years included dwelling films, coin and stamp accumulating, wildlife pictures, constructing and flying mannequin airplanes, winemaking, and fishing.

Edward developed an curiosity in operating at age 40, ultimately changing into an avid runner well-known within the Connecticut operating group, taking part in 5K and 10K races all through the state nearly weekly till the age of 90.

Edward was a dedicated blood donor, with greater than 20 gallons donated through the course of his life.

He was deeply dedicated to his spouse and a beautiful father and grandfather. His humor, attraction and storytelling shall be sorely missed. His resourcefulness, dedication, curiosity, and ingenuity stay an inspiration to everybody he knew.

Survivors embody 4 sons, Edward G. Regner Jr. and his spouse Susan, of New Hartford, David J. Regner and his spouse Audrey, of Newark, N.Y., Alan R. Regner and his spouse Maureen, of New Hartford, and Thomas A. Regner and his spouse Michelle, of West Hartford; a sister, Elsie Meyer and her husband Kenneth, of Stone Mountain, Ga.; 5 grandchildren, Michelle Guibert, Andrew Regner, Carolyn Buley, Amanda Regner and Stephanie Chasse; 5 great-grandchildren, Sadie Guibert, Sebastian Guibert, Sophia Buley, Trevor Chasse and Austin Chasse; and a number of other nieces.

Funeral companies shall be Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. at Gleeson-Ryan Funeral Dwelling, 258 Prospect St., Torrington. Burial with full navy honors will observe in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Torrington. Pals might name Tuesday morning from 9 a.m. till the time of service.

Memorial contributions could also be made to The American Pink Cross (redcross.org/donate).

To supply an internet condolence, please go to gleesonryanfh.com.

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