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Valley of the Sun Mortuary and Cemetery

10940 East Chandler Heights Rd, Chandler, AZ

OBITUARY

Regina Jenkins Fraser

September 17, 1930November 6, 2019

Regina Fraser passed away on November 6, 2019 at the age of 89 years. After a long battle against cancer, she passed peacefully in her sleep, at home, surrounded by loving family. Regina was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania the daughter of an Irish immigrant and a descendant of a colonial Virginia family. Regina and her husband, Buzz, started their family in Virginia, moved to Maryland where they lived for many years, and later in life moved to Arizona. Regina was a devout Catholic who loved daily mass and the praying The Rosary. Regina worked throughout her life, primarily in the financial sector, retiring from American Express in 1995, having previously worked for Geico and IBM. In retirement, Regina devoted time to family, providing after-school care for several of her beloved grandchildren, and served countless hours volunteering at food banks. Regina will be lovingly remembered by her children; Janice DiGrazia (John), Bob Fraser (Kathleen), Ginny Fraser, Doug Fraser, Ken Fraser (Jeannie), Bruce Fraser (Melissa), and Charlie Fraser (Melody), her grandchildren: Anna, Lydia, John, Rita, Tifanee, Jordan, Abby, Megan, Amanda, Slaton and Brynlin, and great grandchildren: Thomas, Benjamin, Rowan, Jru, and Jack. Regina was preceded in death by her husband, Orray “Buzz” Fraser, and her son, Orray “Stretch” Fraser. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in memory of Regina on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at Saint Juan Diego Catholic Church, Chandler, Arizona with a Rosary at 1:00 p.m. Memorial donations in memory of Regina can be made to St. Vincent De Paul or St. Mark/Sprinzl Murphy Food Pantry of Mesa, Arizona. Following the mass, please join us for a gathering of family and friends at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 644 E Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85225.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Rosary Service Wednesday, November 13, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, November 13, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Following the mass please join us for a gathering of family and friends at the K.C. Hall, 644 E Chandler Blved, Chandler AZ 85225

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