Regina HarasinskiSeptember 29, 1929 ~ May 29, 2017 (age 87)
It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Regina, on Monday, May, 29th, 2017 at the age of the age of 87.
Regina was predeceased by her beloved husband, Joseph. (August 2003)
& her first granddaughter Patti, daughter of John & Janis (January 1981)
Regina was a very special person, anyone who met her was welcomed and loved like family.
She was the matriarch of her large family.
Loving and proud mother of six children, John (Janis), Jerry (Jackie), Mary, Diane (the late John Madden), Barbara (Mike) and Stanley.
Regina sweetly adored her many grandchildren. Her eldest son, John's children, Michael, Chrissy (Chuck), John.
Mary's children, Jennifer, Michael.
Stanley's son, Brandon. Barbara's son, Eric.
Blessed with 5 great grandchildren, Darren, Jordan (Jessica), Madison, Tyson and Makenzie.
Honourary grandmother to Janis M. And Lee.
Honourary great grandmother to Chandra.
Regina and Joseph met and fell in love in around 1946, in their home country of Poland.
Married, June 27th, 1948.
A few years later, they moved to Canada, raising their family, in the Parkdale area of Toronto, Ontario.
They both worked so hard to provide for their family. They moved from their long time Fern Ave. home, in 1990. They moved to Mississauga. They continued to enjoy their home and family gatherings there until and after Joseph's passing In 2002.
It was in 2014 that it was time for Regina to be settled in with her youngest daughter and her family to have that extra loving care she needed, until her passing.
Regina was so many wonderful things to all she met. She took you as if you were own as soon as she met anyone new.
She was the heart and soul of her family. Her amazing strengths include compassion and determination, always doing for her loved ones.
The best way to describe her is family orientated. She lived and loved strong!
Her legacy and love will continue to live on through each family member.
Regina is now at peace and in God's hands, with loved ones who predeceased before her.
Always Loved, Always Remembered.
Our Mom, our Nana, Babcia, you are still our inspiration.
We love you.
Rest in peace and paradise. ❤️
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