Regina G. Raymond

January 7, 1933 ~ April 23, 2019 (age 86)


Regina G. Raymond, age 86, of Medford, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at her residence.  Regina was born on January 7, 1933 to the late Walter and Lottie (Badura) Grzeskiewicz in Northwestern, New York.  She attended and graduated from Holland Patent High School with the class of 1950.

Regina retired from her many years employed as a nursing assistant on the OB/GYN floor at St. Catherine’s Hospital in Kenosha.  More recently, she was employed by County Market in Medford,WI as a stocker.  Regina was an avid bowler and enjoyed bowling on leagues.  Donating to a variety of charities was very important to her, especially the St. Jude Children’s Hospital.  Regina adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren and would look forward to spending time with them.  She was a loving and compassionate woman that will be sadly missed, but lovingly remembered.

Regina is survived by her children: Rose Barber of Louisiana, Connie (David) Freitas of Maui, Hawaii, Patricia Michetti of Medford, Patrick (Shelly) Colwell Jr. of Medford and Kim Bugner of Medford, 16 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, sister: Irene Hall and Helena “Dolores” Kotary, son-in-laws: Larry Gibson and Randy Michetti and a sister-in-laws: Neva Grzeskiewicz and Kathleen (Rick) Kelly as well as a host of devoted nieces nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands: Patrick Colwell Sr. and Harry Raymond, daughter: Theresa Gibson, son: Richard Colwell and brother: Eugene “Gene” Grzeskiewicz.

A Celebration of Life for Regina will be held at a later date.

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