Friday 15 September 2023

Death of Police Widow: Stella Winefride Regan

It is with deep regret that we inform you of the death of Police Widow, Stella Winefride Regan, who died at West Lodge Care Home, Billy Row, Crook on Thursday 31st August 2023, aged 95 years.

Stella is the widow of retired Police Sergeant 26, Stephen (Steve) Joseph Regan (Dog Section and Harperley Hall Trainer), who died 30th November 2020, aged 90 years.

Stella cared and supported the family during Steve’s 30-year Police Career, across County Durham and continued during his Dog Training business, set up after his retirement and run from 1986 to the mid 90’s.  During these times they forged many strong friendships, which lasted the rest of their lives.

Due to her failing health Stella became a resident of West Lodge Care Home in 2018, joining Steve, who had become resident there 2 years prior.

Stella is survived by sons Philip, Stephen and Stewart, daughter Clare and their respective spouses, Mary, Eleanor, Nicola and Marcus, nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren, with two more due soon.

A funeral service is to be held at 11.00am Tuesday 3rd October 2023 at Our Lady Immaculate and St Cuthbert RC Church, Church Hill, Crook DL15 9DN

Family flowers only, donations in lieu to Alzheimer’s Society or Cancer Research.

After the funeral, friends are invited to join the family at Crook Golf Club, Low Jobs Hill, Crook DL15 9AA.

Our thoughts are with Stella’s family and friends at this sad time.

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