Sandra J. (Newbury) Regan, age 72

of Quincy

Sandra J. (Newbury) Regan, age 72

Sandra J. (Newbury) Regan, age 72, of Quincy, died peacefully, Thursday, August 29, 2019, at John Adams HealthCare Center, in the comfort of her loving family, after a brief illness.

Sandra was born in Chelsea, to the late Walter W. Newbury, Jr. and Stella J. (Corbin) Regan. She was raised in Charlestown and was a graduate of Melrose High School. She had lived in Quincy for the past thirty-eight years, previously in South Boston and Charlestown.

Sandra was employed as an associate at Walmart in Quincy for ten years, retiring in 2008. Prior to that, she worked at the Quic Pic/Lil Peach convenience store on Washington Street in Quincy Point for twenty years. She was a fixture at the store and much loved by customers.

Sandra was a social person and enjoyed many friendships with residents and staff at Brookdale Quincy Bay. She volunteered at the general store and also had a talent for arts and crafts.

Sandra enjoyed playing Bingo. She was a generous woman who was devoted to her family, actively supporting the activities and accomplishments of her sons and grandchildren.

Devoted mother of Mark E. Regan and his wife Colleen of Pembroke, and Kevin Regan of Quincy.

Loving grandmother of Catherine P. Regan and Declan E. Regan.

Dear sister of Robert Regan and his wife Carey of Maine, Jackie Huntington and her husband William of New Hampshire, and Robin St. Pierre of Marshfield.

Former wife of the late Edward J. Regan.

Sandra is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be conducted at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy on Wednesday, September 4, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Tuesday 4 – 7 p.m. Interment Pine Hill Cemetery, West Quincy.


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  • Rest peacefully Sandy. It was a pleasure to spend many holidays with you. You were always so thoughtful with gifts for Ava. You will be missed. God bless ❤️

  • I am so very sorry to hear of Sandy’s passing. I worked with her for many years at the store and yes she was truly loved by everyone. May she rest In the sweetest of peace.

    Lisa & Chuck Johnson

  • Marc I am so sorry for your loss.. It’s not easy but thank God she is at peace and u have ur own family to be ther… love u all so sorry for your loss….💕🙏💙

  • How I loved you Sandy…. xoxo

  • Oh how Im missing you already my beloved sister.

  • I am so very sorry for your loss. May the angels guide her in. Know you are all in my heart and my prayers

  • Sandy we’ll miss at our family holiday gatherings,You always had a smile on your face. I’ll do my best to fulfill your request of me, after all we are all one family. May you soar with the angels. Rest in the sweetest peace. ❤️

  • Sorry cousin Sandy has past. Hope she is giving heaven a workout. Love your cousin Bill Sanderson, Linda Phelps and Jack Sanderson..

  • Jackie, Bob , Robin & Sandy’s children,
    So very sorry for the loss of your big sister/mom Sandy. Jackie shared many stories with me about Sandy. When I was at her house a few months ago, Sandy called to check in with Jackie as she often did.
    Sandy will be sorely missed. Xo

  • Robin I am so sorry about Sandy. I have many good memories of her. Letting us walk around south Boston at night by ourselves when we were teenagers. She reminded me so much of your mom.. A sweet, scrappy, wonderful person. She always made me feel like family, she yelled at me more then once. I am thinking of you now as I have since we met in 2nd grade. I love you so much. Please don’t ever forget that.
    Love your Walrus Eyes

  • Jackie Bobby Robin Mark and Kevin,
    We are so sorry for your loss. We have great memories of visiting Sandy with Jackie some 40 plus years ago. Mark and Kevin just toddlers. Sandy was always so sweet. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Rest In Peace Sandy. Becky and Andy.

  • She was Quincy Point’s Huggy Bear in her many years the Quick-Pic. Auntie Sandy was a much loved and appreciated member of the small but robust iO’Brie -Regan tribe.

  • What great memories of days when our family lived in Quincy. Sandy, May you rest in well deserved peace my friend. Memories will keep you alive.
    Mark and Kevin our hearts are broken for your loss.


  • Mark and Kevin
    I just heard about your mother’s passing
    yesterday. I always check The Ledger but spent some time on the Cape around that time and never saw it
    I am so sorry and send my condolences to you both. We spent lots of time together when you guys and Jed were young. She was always such a nice person. I’ll keep her in my prayers. Hope you both are doing O.K. Marge