Regina Elizabeth Raley, 85, of Finzel, passed away Monday, June 21, 2021, in her home. Born in Cumberland, on February 10, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Henry Lippold and “Mickey” Lippold.
In addition to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her husband Gordon J. Raley (1990) brothers; Homer Lippold and Richard Lippold; and sisters Rita Shobe and Anne Riddle. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
After graduating from nursing school with the Daughters of Charity she was employed at Sacred Heart Hospital as a Registered Nurse, retiring in 1990, following the death of her husband. She worked in the Intensive Care Unit.
Jean was a lifelong member of Saint Michael’s Catholic Church now the Divine Mercy Parish.
She is survived by her son, James M. Raley (Susan); her grandchildren Sharee Pensyl and Ainsley Raley; and great-grandchildren Isla and Aria Pensyl. She enjoyed helping to care for her nephew William Joseph “Joe” Riddle.
At Jean’s request she was cremated and no services will be conducted. There will be a celebration of life on Monday, June 28, 2021, at the Eastern Garrett County VFRD beginning at 11:30 AM with a luncheon to follow at Noon.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Divine Mercy Parish, 44 East Main St., Frostburg, Maryland 21532.