Robert L. Regester, age 83, of Kennett Square, PA, died Friday October 2, 2015 at Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester, PA. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late George Ellsworth Regester, Jr., and Edith Vernon Lear.
A lifelong resident of Kennett Square, he was a 1949 graduate of Kennett High School, earned a bachelorâ€™s degree at West Chester State Teachersâ€™ College, a masterâ€™s degree at Temple University, and continued to do post-graduate work at a variety of other colleges and universities.
After serving two years in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, he was a teacher and counselor at Interboro High School in Prospect Park, PA, from 1955 to 1993. He was a 2014 inductee to the Interboro High School hall of fame.
In addition to a lifelong love for learning and a passion for teaching, he especially enjoyed road trips, landscape gardening, computer research, family history, amateur photography, and the arts, as well as the fellowship of his extensive family and of his few remaining good friends.
He was preceded in death by sisters Margaret R. Young and Marjorie R. Veasey; and brother George E. Regester, III.
He is survived by brother William T. Regester, of Millersville, PA, and several nieces and nephews.
You are invited to visit with Bobâ€™s family and friends from 10-11AM Monday October 12, 2015 at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) 250 W. State St. Kennett Square, PA 19348. A memorial service celebrating his life will follow at 11AM. Inurnment will be in Union Hill Cemetery.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the Bayard Taylor Memorial Library, P.O. Box 730 Kennett Square, PA 19348 or to Kennett Area Community Service or KACS PO Box 1025 Kennett Square PA 19348.
To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit www.griecocares.com
Bayard Taylor Memorial Library
VisitationOctober 12, 2015 10-11AM Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home
250 W. State St.
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Celebration of LifeOctober 12, 2015 11AM Kuzo & Grieco
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