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Regina E. Garries Print E-mail

Regina GarriesRegina E. Garries (nee Rybarczyk) 91 years old of Elyria, Ohio passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at her home following a long illness.

Mrs. Garries was born on February 11, 1925 in Lorain, Ohio and lived in Lorain County all of her life. She was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church, the churches Altar and Rosary Society, the United Polish Club and the Singing Angels. She worked as a lunch aide, in the grocery business and was a nurse’s aide during the war.

She is survived by three daughters, Bonnie (Clifford) Warner, Becky Lindstrom, and Barb (Jim) Longstreth all of Elyria; twelve grandchildren; and nineteen great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Forrest Dale Garries in 1993; and her parents, John and Victoria Rybarczyk;

Friends will be received at the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria, Ohio on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 from 5-8 P.M where the Altar and Rosary will have a service at 5:00 P.M. Closing prayers will be in the funeral home on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 9:30 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 A.M. at St. Jude Church, 590 Poplar Street, Elyria, Ohio with the Reverend Father Frank P. Kosem, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Elyria, Ohio.

Memorial contributions in her honor should be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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sent Thursday, 02 February 2017 06:38
I want to offer my condolences to the Garries family and friends. It is a painful thing to lose a love one in death__ regardless of how long they have lived. Death is so painful that even Jesus, when Lazarus died, "gave way to tears"(John 11: 35). Our heavenly Father of tender mercies has given us comfort through the scriptures. He calls death an enemy and will be taken away forever(1 Corinthians 15:26; Isaiah 25:8). Look at this promise he has given to awaken our love one from sleep in death__ Hosea 13:14 “From the power of the Grave I will redeem them; From death I will recover them.” I hope these words give you comfort and hope.
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