In memory of
Betsey Regan
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In memory of
Betsey Regan
Betsey Regan 1921 - 2016 BROOKLINE Betsey Hurlbut Regan, 95, of Putney Mountain Road in Brookline, passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at Thompson House Nursing Home. Betsy was born in Portland, CT on February 20, 1921, the daughter of Percy B. and Margaret (Bolton) Hurlbut. She had two sisters, Gladys H. Harris and Ethel H. Daboll, both deceased as are her parents. On June 16, 1945, at the home of her sister Gladys and husband Richard in Middlefield, CT, she was married to James Joseph Regan, Jr. who passed away in 1980. She was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in June of 1937 and a graduate of the Robert Breck Brigham Hospital of Practical Nursing of Boston in 1943. She was a nurse at Middlesex Memorial Hospital and Wesleyan University Infirmary in Middletown, CT before retiring to Brookline, Vt. where she worked in the nursing department of Grace Cottage Hospital for 23 years. Betsey was a member of the Newfane Congregational Church and a member of their Ladies Aid Society. She enjoyed knitting and made many hats, mittens and baby sweaters for the Green Mountain RSVP. Betsey loved music and played the piano, the old pump organ and the trombone. She is survived by a son, James Regan, III of Plainville, CT; a daughter, Colleen Tomasso and her husband David, Jr. of Cromwell, CT; 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. She lost a daughter, Jennifer Reynolds Ruffino, in November 2013. SERVICES: Graveside services in Riverside Cemetery in Newfane will be held Sunday, November 6th at 2:00 p.m. where she will be laid to rest next to her husband. A reception will be held in the Newfane Church following the service. Memorial gifts in Betsey's name may be made to the Music Department of the Newfane Congregational Church, P.O. Box 27, Newfane, VT 05345. To sign an online guestbook with messages of condolence please visit
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