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Regina Glatfelter

February 23, 1921 — August 25, 2021

Regina M. (nee Lookabaugh) Glatfelter, age 100, of Upper Darby, PA, passed away on August 25, 2021. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Harry M. and Alice C. (nee Leonard) Lookabaugh.

Regina was a proud graduate of Most Blessed Sacrament, West Catholic High School for Girls, and Immaculata College. Her employment record included Dietician, Chemist for Jack Frost Sugar Co., and Librarian at St. Laurence School and Upper Darby Sellers Library. She also gave piano lessons at St. Laurence School and privately. Regina was an active member of St. Laurence Parish, participating in Sodality, driving for the HOPE program, serving as a Girl Scout leader, and cooking casseroles for St. John’s Hospice. The Catholic Daughters of the Americas was an important part of her life, and she held various offices including Regent and Secretary. She was part of the Singing for Fun and Revelers choral groups, and Club Sashay square dancing group. Regina spent a lot of time volunteering at the Upper Darby Food Bank. During World War II, she was a part of Civil Defense and helped with the periodic Blackout Drills.

Regina was the beloved wife of the late John Paul Glatfelter; loving mother of Rosemary (nee Glatfelter) Harkins, David Glatfelter (Janet Curran), Eileen (nee Glatfelter) Brown (the late Frederick), James Glatfelter, Mary Lou (nee Glatfelter) Wyschynskyj (John), Joan (nee Glatfelter) Mazuchowski (Stanley), and Alicia (nee Glatfelter) Kragten (David); adoring grandmother of Eric Brown (Amanda Julian), Theresa (nee Harkins) Smith (Jason), Stephen Brown (Amy Bonnes), Robert Harkins, Michael Harkins (Michelle Parker), Matthew Brown (Cynthia Luckenbill), Jonathan Harkins (Celeste Johnson), Gary Glatfelter, Thomas Glatfelter, Amy Wyschynskyj, Andrew Wyschynskyj, Nicholas Mazuchowski (Sarah Millar), Amanda Mazuchowski, Victor Kragten, Sophia Kragten, and the late Katheryn Brown; caring great-grandmother of Lilian, Sean, Aaron, Samuel, Sarah, Kaiden, Alexandra, Anna, Isabella, Hunter, Luke, Abigail, Finnian, and Wyatt; devoted sister of the late Dorothy (nee Lookabaugh) Powers (Carroll) and Gertrude (nee Lookabaugh) Callan (Thomas); dear aunt of Robert Callan (Kathleen), Eileen (nee Glatfelter) Snider (Michael), Thomas Glatfelter (Sharon), Thomas Callan (Ann), Stephen Glatfelter, Margaret (nee Misel) Shenberger, Richard Callan, Theresa (nee Weaver) Eck (Dawson), Edward Callan (Jacqueline), Paul Callan (Gloria Heusten), Mary Jane (nee Weaver) Riehl, Patricia (nee Glatfelter) Schwabe (John),  Ann (nee Glatfelter) Hopkins, Robert Martin, Edward Martin, Christine (nee Glatfelter) Musser (John), Celeste Powers, Joseph Martin (Cindy), Nancy (nee Misel) Forbes (Robert), Philip Glatfelter (Suzie),  Linda (nee Misel) Grove (Sam), Philip Glatfelter III (Ann), Timothy Glatfelter (Patricia), Elaine (nee Glatfelter) Carrigan, Anthony Martin (Kathy), Maria (nee Martin) Hamed, Joseph Glatfelter (Nancy),  Donna (nee Misel) Hill (Jeff), Daniel Martin (Valerie), Joseph Weaver, and Carl Glatfelter (Lisa). Also survived by sister-in-law, Kathleen (nee Glatfelter) Benitez (the late Julio), and many great-nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by the following nieces and nephews: Rita Misel, David Misel, Paul Weaver, Richard Glatfelter, and Michael Martin.

Relatives and friends are invited to her Funeral Mass, Thursday, September 2, 2021, 10:30 AM at St. Dorothy Church, 4910 Township Line Rd, Drexel Hill, PA 19026. The Funeral Mass will be livestreamed and can be found on St. Dorothy Parish YouTube, Interment SS Peter & Paul Cemetery. The Glatfelter family requests all guests wear facial masks and social distance for the services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor Holy Family Home, 5300 Chester Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143-4929,

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