Obituary of Barbara J. Regis
Barbara J. (Scherwha) Regis passed away on July 4, 2023, at Solstice Health Care. Barbara, a lifelong resident of Joliet, was born January 27, 1940. She was a dedicated and loyal wife and mother who enjoyed music throughout her life, participating in many church music programs as a vocalist and keyboardist.
Barbara is survived by her husband of 62 years, Rick Regis of Joliet; three sons, Anton (Maureen) Regis of Tinley Park, IL, Joseph (Kate) Regis of Braidwood, IL, and Christopher (JoAnne) Regis of Bartlett, IL; one daughter, Rebecca (David) Stroh of Shorewood, IL; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Anne Scherwha; one brother, Joseph; and nephew, Charles.
Barbara’s family would like to thank the Ascension St. Joseph Medical Center, Solstice and Lightways Hospice for their compassionate care.
Funeral Services for Barbara J. Regis will be held at 10:15 a.m., on Saturday, July 8, 2023, at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black Rd., Joliet, IL, to St. Paul the Apostle Church, 18 N. Woodlawn, Joliet, where a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Friday at the funeral home from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made o Lightways Hospice, 250 Water Stone Circle, Joliet, IL 60431.
For more information please call 815-741-5500 or visit her Memorial Tribute at www.fredcdames.com where you can share a favorite memory or leave an online condolence.