Peacefully, at the Exeter Villa, on Thursday, August 4, 2016, formerly of Zurich and Grand Bend, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of the late Rose Marie (Masse) Regier (2013). Dear father of Ron and Lauretta Regier of Sarnia, Marilyn and Alan Hern of Usborne, Charlene and Rodger Finkbeiner of Dashwood, Allan and Nancy Regier of Zurich, Donna and Jim Clark of Palmerston, Gary and Betty Regier of St. Joseph, Pat and Ellen Regier of Midland, Michigan, Audrey and Steve Skinner of Exeter, Michelle and Fred Hern of Exeter, Maureen and Steve Simmons of Woodstock, Glen and Kathy Regier of Whitby, and Scott and Mary Regier of London. Also survived by 33 grandchildren (Rachael, Michael, Victoria, Alaina, Jennifer, Christopher, Dan, Jason, Lee, Blair, Vanessa, Tyson, Corey, Alex, Shauna, Angelika, Paul, Jason, Adam, Stephanie (1990), Lucas, Brianne, Tiffany, Melanie, Jacquelyn, Shawn, Stacey, Kristen, Sarah, Emily, Nicholas, Nathan, Jacob), and 14 great-grandchildren. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Lucille Masse of Zurich, Cecelia Keiley of Niagara Falls, New York, Theresa Salvador, and Gloria DeGregorio both of London, Mike Regier of Ingersoll, Larry and Barb Regier, Theresa Regier, and Jeanette Regier all of Zurich, and Sister Ann Regier of Pembroke. Much loved by his extended family of Alex and Angelique Masse. Also survived by many nieces and nephews of the Regier and Masse families. Predeceased by his granddaughter Stephanie Skinner (1990), his parents Lawrence and Lydia (Ducharme) Regier, his brothers Clem, Lee, and Peter, and sister Patricia Boland, and his in-laws Jerry Boland, Pete Salvador, George DeGregorio, Pete Keiley, and Clare Masse.
Family and friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 49 Goshen Street North, Zurich on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 73334 Bluewater Highway, Zurich (St. Joseph) on Monday, August 8th at 11 AM with Father Matthew George presiding. Interment St. Peter’s Cemetery, St. Joseph.
Donations to South Huron Hospital Foundation – Jessica’s House, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.REGIER: Joseph George formerly of Zurich and Grand Bend