March 22, 1919 - April 16, 2015
Jeanette Regenstreif, 96, passed away peacefully in Reno, NV on April 16, 2015. Formerly of Fairfield, CT and Boynton Beach, FL, she was born in Stamford, CT on March 22, 1919, the daughter of the late Michael Steinberg and Rae Osmansky Steinberg. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 59 years, Samuel Regenstreif.
A graduate of Norwalk High School and Beaver College, Jeanette received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Bridgeport. She worked as a geriatric social worker for many years. Jeanette was very active in community causes throughout her life, always with much creative and artistic talent. She was president of the Fairfield Garden Club, served on the Board of Directors of the University of Bridgeport, and was a life supporter of Hadassah and JNF.
Jeanette is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Neysa Regent of Reno, NV, her daughter and son-in-law, Ellen and Gary Stern of Nashua, NH, and her beloved granddaughter Randee and her husband Andrew Bunin of Bedford, MA. She is also survived by her brother and sister-in law, Dr. Harold and Sybil Steinberg and sister, Mimi Edlin.
Above all, Jeanette adored her family. She will forever be remembered for her impeccable sense of style, her remarkable artistic talents, and her everlasting displays of generosity.
Family and friends are invited to attend graveside services at Temple Israel Cemetery, Richards Ave. Norwalk, CT at 1 pm on Sunday.