The Obit For Bruce Regge

Bruce A. Regge
(1932 - 2012)

Published in the The Journal News on April 15, 2012

Bruce A. Regge, 79, died April 13th. Born May 22, 1932, son of the late Albert & Mildred (Smetana) Regge, he was a lifelong White Plains resident. A White Plains High School graduate, Bruce was drafted into the Army in 1952, fought in the Korean War, rose to the rank of Corporal and came home a decorated veteran in 1954. He became a Professional Umpire and worked in the Georgia State League for a short time. He returned home where he had a 24 year career as a teamster with Dellwood Dairy, and a 16 year career as a CWA member with AT&T.

An ardent supporter of youth programs, Bruce was an active Boy Scout Leader (Troop 7 and Explorer Post 7) for 30 years in the Washington Irving Council from which he received the coveted Silver Beaver Award for his achievements and long service. He coached the Youth Hockey Program at Ebersole Rink for 10 years and was a 10 year member and president of the Westchester Umpire Association.

He is survived by his loving companion, Joan Hurley, and her daughter, Christine LaLonde, to whom Bruce was like a father. He is survived by his sister, Lorraine Trask, and nephew Keith Trask, of Palo Alto, CA, nephew Gary (Charlene) Trask, Somers, NY, and niece Gail Marano, Accord, NY. Bruce will be greatly missed by his many close friends. A Civil War buff, he toured nearly every Battlefield Park in the country

Visiting Hours on Monday 4-8 PM . Funeral Mass Tues 10:30 AM St. John The Evangelist Church 148 Hamilton Ave White Plains . Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Civil War Trust, 1140 Professional Court, Hagerstown, MD 21740.