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Regina Marie (Bennett) Hargens

March 7, 1926 August 1, 2019
Regina Marie (Bennett) Hargens
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Regina Marie (Bennett) Hargens passed away peacefully on August 1, 2019 surrounded by loved ones. She was born March 7, 1926 in Santa Rosa, California as the oldest child to John Edward Bennett and Mary (Luteneggar) Bennett. She grew up in San Francisco where she met her future husband and equally talented artist, Eugene Hargens. She completed her Bachelor’s degree and a Masters in Divinity at Mount St. Mary’s University in Los Angeles. Regina and Eugene joined the Lay Mission Helpers Association in Los Angeles and worked as missionaries in Malawi, Africa for 3 years where she taught at a girl’s school. After returning to the States, they were blessed with twin girls and lived in Los Angeles. Eugene passed away. She moved to McMinnville, OR to live with her daughter in 2012. Regina was very active in her community Catholic parishes in various leadership roles.
Regina is survived by sister Patrice Bennett of Carlsbad, CA, daughter Caritas Mary Fay of San Francisco, CA, daughter Christine Marie Vogel, son-in-law Scott Vogel, and three granddaughters; Taylor, Tara, and Trista Vogel of McMinnville, OR. She was preceded in death by her husband, brother Edward Bennett, and sister Sr. Chris Bennett, SSS.
Funeral Services will be held at St. James Catholic Church in McMinnville at 11:00am on Thursday, August 8, 2019. Interment will take place at St. James Catholic Cemetery.

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11:00 AM 8/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. James Catholic Church

1145 NE 1st St.
McMinnville, OR 97128

St. James Catholic Church
1145 NE 1st St. McMinnville 97128 OR
United States

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St. James Cemetery Final Resting Place

Hwy 99 N & Hwy 47
McMinnville, OR 97128

Hwy 99 N & Hwy 47 McMinnville 97128 OR
United States

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