Parenteau, Regina L. (Gombeyski), 98, passed away surrounded by her family on July 9, 2017 at Cherry Hill Manor. She was the wife of the late Rene Parenteau. Born in Johnston, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Amelia (Slirvenski) Gombeyski.
Regina worked for General Electric for 42 years before retiring. She was an avid dancer and enjoyed decorating cakes and telling jokes. Known for dressing for all occasions, Regina always wore a hat to match.
She is survived by her daughter, Joyce Zanni and her husband Gilbert, three grandchildren, Gilbert Zanni and his wife Caroline, Scott Zanni and his wife Ann Marie, and Nicholas Zanni and his wife Aimee, and seven great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Henry Gombeyski.
Visitation will be held Wednesday 8:15-9:15 in the Robbins Funeral Home, 2251 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in St. Thomas Church, 65 Fruit Hill Ave., Providence. Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary’s Home for Children, 420 Fruit Hill Ave., North Providence, RI 02911.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
St. Thomas Church
65 Fruit Hill Ave.