Dennis F. Regan


(July 14, 1872-August 15, 1948)


Ogdensburg-August 17-Dennis F. Regan, 76, retired New York Central railroad conductor, died Sunday night at 10 in Hepburn hospital after a short illness.

Funeral services will be held from his home, 924 Greene Street, Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., and 10 from St. Mary's chapel. Burial will be in the Reagan Family Mausoleum in Calvary Cemetery, Norwood.

Surviving are his wife, three sons, Dennis J. of this city and Carl and Edward, Norwood; four daughters, Mrs. John (Margaret) Gwin, Mrs. Roderick (Helen) Fitzgibbons, Mrs. John (Mary) Lapine and Mrs. Walter (Doris) Wright, and a brother, Edward M. Regan, and fourteen grandchildren.

Mr. Regan was born in Norwood July 14, 1872, son of the late Michael and Margaret Donahue Regan. He started working as a brakeman for the New York Central railroad, April 2, 1892, becoming a conductor April 22, 1903. He retired in 1936 after 44 years of service.

He married Miss Electa Brink on September 12, 1894, in Norwood. They moved to Ogdensburg in 1920.

He was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral parish, Holy Name Society, Brotherhood of Railroad Conductors, New York Central Athletic Association and R. W. & O. Pioneers.


(Obituary supplied by Robert E. Reagan).