Dennis “Riggy” Regnier

Dennis ‘Riggy’Regnier was born on December 28, 1948 in Trail, BC and passed away with family by his side on February 15, 2016.

He is predeceased by his daughter Collette and also his father Euclid.

He is survived by his loving wife Gail, Travis (Danielle), Kevin, granddaughters Kaitlyn and Olivia, Tina (Grant), grandsons Nolan and Ryley, his mother Agnes, siblings; Carol, Anita, Morris, Robert, Howard and Donna as well as many nieces and nephews.

Dennis was an avid hunter who enjoyed the outdoors. Dennis was employed by Teck Cominco for 33 years as a steel fabricator, retiring in 2004. His Teck Social Clubs were very important to him as was his time spent developing the Birch Bank picnic grounds. After retirement his organizational skills were a true asset to his Wednesday ‘Coffee Group’ meetings.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 1:00pm at the Fruitvale Memorial Hall. Gwen Ziprick of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements. You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence by visiting the family’s register at www.myalternatives.ca

The family would like to thank the first responders, Dr. VanVleet and the nursing staff at KBRH for their exceptional care and also Dr. Stanley and his staff for their ongoing and compassionate care.

As an expression of sympathy, your donations made to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Foundation, specifically to the Oncology Department or to Poplar Ridge Pavillion (at 1200 Hospital Bench Road, Trail, V1R 4M1) in his name would be appreciated.


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