Karen Kathleen Regan

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Karen Kathleen Regan

September 2, 1946 - November 16, 2020

Peacefully at her home in Cobourg with her family at her side on Monday, November 16, 2020, Karen Regan (nee Keill) at 74 years of age. Beloved wife of John Steven Regan. Cherished mother of Stephanie Regan (Larry) and Jennifer Regan. Loving grandmother of Hannah, Gillian, and Brian. Dear sister of Robert Keill Jr. (Barb) and predeceased by her sister Catherine. A Funeral Service will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home in Cobourg on Saturday November 21st at 11am. If you plan to attend please RSVP to the funeral home at 905-372-5132 during business hours (9am – 5pm). Interment at the Heritage Cemetery of St. Peter. Those wishing may make a memorial donation to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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Kate McDevitt - November 23, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss and wish I could have been there with you all❤️❤️❤️❤️. My memories of my Aunt Karen were good memories. She showed me the beauty of art and I loved how talented she was. She was always sweet and kind. I am so grateful for her cause she left me my cousins Jen and Steph. She also loved my Uncle Steven ❤️. Glad to know she was home with all of you! RIP Aunt Karen! You will be missed and you will be in my thoughts when I start painting and drawing again !!!

Lisa Jibson - November 22, 2020

To Stephanie and Jen, my sincere condolences on the passing of your mom. I met your mom when Stephanie and I became good friends in Ottawa back in 2003. She was always very motherly to Steph's friends, making sure we were home on time, driving safe, wearing warm coats, had enough to eat. She loved looking out into her garden and painting. She loved small pleasures like fragrant flowers, sunny days, and beautiful waterfalls. Karen was quiet in a lot of ways but her passing will leave loud silences in the family.

Linda Vavra - November 22, 2020

Dearest Steve, Stephanie, Jennifer and Bob and Barb, We are very sorry to hear about Karen's passing. It is so difficult to say goodbye to someone so dear and loved and important. We haven't seen much of each other over the years but I think of you all often and am very saddened to hear she was so sick. There are never any words that help but know you're in our hearts and thoughts. Lots of love Cousin Linda

James 'Wootie' Wootton - November 22, 2020

My condolences to Steve and all his family. I'm so glad I got to meet Karen, share some laughs and see her kind, artistic character that reflects strongly through Jen. What a kind, lovely soul.

Dave Regan - November 22, 2020

I remember Karen as a vibrant cheerful, smart, beautiful and extremely talented artist who will surely be missed by all. One memory of Karen which I will always remember is when she would greet me and she would never call me Dave or David, she would always call me Davot and then start laughing and say it again. Karen was like a big sister to me as I could talk to her and she would listen. Married to my brother Steven for some 50 years, they started dating as teenagers and their love for each other was incredible. Steven & Karen have two beautiful daughters, Stephanie and Jennifer and I know they were very proud of both of them. Karen has left us in body but never from our hearts. She will indeed be painting the sky and when you look up and see the special colors you know she is happy and painting for all to see.

Craig Parlee - November 22, 2020

To the Regan family , my heart is in deep sadness for all of you. Although I have not seen her in many , many years my memories of her are good ones. I've always thought of her as a cool , artistic, hippie-like lady with her hair wrapped up in a bandana laughing up a storm with my mother. And that she was always fun and happy with the kids around. She was so unlike most of the other kids parents, in the best ways possible. I'm glad I knew her and am sorry she is gone. I will light a candle in her memory after dark tonight.

William McCullough - November 21, 2020

Iremember her from the 1960's in Ottawa. Steve and I were fellow Sgts with 3 Sigs at the time. They were going steady when I moved to Toronto but have kept in touch with Steve since through the Regimental page on Facebook. My sincere condolences to Steve and his family. Steve: if you need any help with anything please send me an email, I am not as far away as Ottawa. my email address is mccullou21@hotmail.com I am in Richmond Hill.

Mark Malkovsky - November 21, 2020

My thoughts go out to the family during this difficult time. My love to Steven, Jennifer and Stephanie.

Hannah Louisy - November 21, 2020

Grandma Karen was always a warm gentle presence during the many Christmases and family get-togethers we spent together. She was so helpful and sweet, and a loving Grandma. When I first met Grandma Karen and Grandpa Steve I felt like they had already known them for a really long time. Grandma Karen was always accepting to newcomers to our family, and made everyone feel welcome and apart of the family. I will miss her very dearly.

Tim and Kathryn Ward - November 21, 2020

So very sorry to learn of this news. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Greg and Ann Fox - November 21, 2020

Karen you were a lovely lady and will be missed. We will always remember the camping adventures and your artistic talents and your joy. Your family is in our prayers during this sad time.

Sandra Regan McDevitt - November 20, 2020

Sorry for your loss, but heaven’s gain. Karen will always be remembered as one very sweet lady. And someone I shared many a teenage giggle with! I was always amazed at her artistic ability both in her paintings and her ability to turn a house into a home with her eye for color, lighting and balance. She was blessed with a loving and devoted husband and two awesome and caring daughters. May all the angels, Saints and martyrs accompany Karen to her heavenly home.

dave williams - November 20, 2020

Sorry for your loss our condolences Steve and family Dave Linda Williams

Sheila Regan - November 20, 2020

Karen was a really nice, kind warm, and funny woman. I loved the fact she was an artist and expressed her creativity in many ways. She had such a green thumb too. She also made THE best spaghetti sauce! She loved and was so proud of her girls, my nieces Stephanie and Jennifer. My brother Steven took such good care of her and loved her all their 50 years of marriage and even before when they were dating as teenagers. I shall miss her. Good bye for now Karen.

Gordon Buchan and Denise Trottier - November 19, 2020

Steve and girls, please accept our deepest sympathies at this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Gord and Denise.

The We-fix-u Chiropody Team - November 19, 2020

Dear John, Stephanie, Jennifer and Family, We were very saddened upon hearing about the passing of Karen. Mark enjoyed treating her and we always looked forward to her visits. We hope that your memories will help you make it through this very difficult time. Sincerely, Mark, Peter, Cristol and Debbie The We-fix-u Chiropody Family

Don & Pam MacKay - November 19, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Canadian Cancer Society

Don & Pam MacKay - November 19, 2020

Sad news. So sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

Bonnie Patterson (nee Gough) - November 19, 2020

To Steve, Steph and Jennifer our deepest condolences for your loss of dear Karen. While we met many years ago now at Bob and Barb’s, you and Karen have always been part of our family updates over the years. In time, the many wonderful memories of life with Karen will bring comfort and peace. At this sad and most difficult time, know we send virtual hugs and our love. May she RIP. Bob’s extended family (Lil, Carol, Wayne, Bonnie P, George, Dan, Bonnie G, Rick, Trish, Kevin and Adrian)

Gordon and Elizabeth Fifield - November 19, 2020

Our sincerest condolences Steve, for you and your families loss, stay strong at this very difficult time.

Amanda Malkovsky - November 19, 2020

I am so sorry to hear this. I remember aunt Karen as always smiling and giggling when we would see her as children. I hope is is resting peacefully now.

Mal Malloch - November 19, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss, Steve. I cannot begin to imagine what you and the girls are going through. My heart goes out to all of you. Whatever you need, I am here for you. I will stay in touch. Take good care.

Anne McDevitt - November 18, 2020

This is very sad to read about Aunt Karen. My deepest condolences and prayers to Uncle Steven, Stephanie, Jennifer, and all who loved and cared for her. May she rest in peace. Love, Anne

Steve, Lori and Hunter Mcfarlane - November 18, 2020

Steve, Stephanie and Jennifer, please accept our deepest sympathy on the passing of your Mum, your friend and Partner in life. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.