Ivan L. Regis, 87, of South Carolina

Ivan L. Regis, 87, of South Carolina, formerly of Derrick City, passed away Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at The Bradford Regional Medical Center.

Born November 8, 1923, in Shinglehouse he was a son of the late George and Lillian (Smith) Regis. He was a 1941 graduate of  Honeyo High School.

On November 21, 1942 he married Lorraine Margaret (Craig) Regis who died June 10, 2004.

On April 7, 1943 he enlisted in the United States Army and served with the 82nd Airborne. His tour of duties included, Ardennes, Central Europe, and Rhineland. He was awarded the American Service Medal with one Bronze Star and the European African Middle Eastern Service Medal. He was honorably discharged as a Corporal on November 19, 1945.

Mr. Regis was self employed, he owned and operated the South Bradford Dairy Bar from 1955 to 1967 and then later he owned and operated Model T  Inn from 1968 to 2000, in Derrick City.

Surviving is his long time companion Karen Frampton of South Carolina, her two children, Tracey (Jeffrey) Kandare of Lewis Run, and Jeffrey Frampton of South Carolina, and her 4 grandchildren. His six children, Sandra L. (Darrell) Potter of Bradford, Gale M. (Garry) Valentine of North Tonawanda, NY, Carol D. Walker of Bradford, Debra S. Greene of Bradford, Ronald L. (Jeanne) Regis of Tonawanda, NY and Gary D. (Judith) Regis of Niagara Falls, NY, He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and 3 sisters, 11 grandchildren, and  31 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

At the family’s request there will be no visitation. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family at the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. Private burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions if desired may be made to charity of the donor’s choice.

On line condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com


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