Carole M. (de Rensis) Regan of East Weymouth, formerly of Salem and Newton, passed away after a brief illness on Nov 27, 2019.
Carole was raised in Newton and was a graduate of Newton High School and Boston College. She was one of the first women owners a printing business, The Print Shop and later Regan Enterprises in Malden, and was the first woman to join the Malden Kiwanis Club. Carole was a staunch supporter of women's rights and she was associated with Bread & Roses, the movement, Left On Pearl and remained committed to equality for all women her whole life.
She was an advocate of healthy lifestyles and loved to swim and dance and enjoyed socializing and building many friendships. She also donated her time at local hospitals and conducted yoga classes for patients and staff alike.
Carole was longtime life partner of Diane Moloney, loving mother of eldest son and family, of youngest son Brian and wife Sarah and dear grandmother of Ashley, Taylor, and Jacob and great grandmother of Cora and Mae and sister of Paul. She is also survived by her BFF Eileen Flood and many nieces and nephews.
A visiting hour will be held in the Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home 465 Centre St Newton Corner on Wed Dec 4 from 10:30 until 11:30 followed by words of remembrance at 11:30. Relatives and friends are kindly invited.
In lieu of flowers, donation’s in memory of Carole can be made to any of the following: 888 Women’s History Project, 69 Spring St Cambridge MA 02141, to her son’s Brian’s 2020 Boston Marathon run in her honor (http://danafarber.jimmyfund.org/goto/carole_regan ), Norwell Visiting Nurse & Hospice 120 Longwater Dr Norwell MA 02061.
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