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Joseph Raymond (Regis) Ashey - Grave
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  (b. 2 April 1922Leominster, Massachusetts, USA   d. 3 April 2008Lincoln, Nebraska, USA )  

Joseph Raymond (Regis) Ashey was born 2 April 1922 in Leominster, Massachusetts, USA. Joseph Raymond (Regis) Ashey was the child of Joseph George Ashey (Ache) (Hache) and Marie Lisette (Louise) Thomas and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Michel Regis Haché and Veronique Blaquiere (maternal)  Louis Prudent Thomas and Olive Saulnier

Joseph Raymond (Regis) Ashey died 3 April 2008 in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

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married Gwendolyn S. Post

2 April 1922
Leominster, Massachusetts, USA

Leominster, Massachusetts
Name: Ray Ashey
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1930
Event Place: Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
District: 0218
Gender: Male
Age: 8
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
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Leominster, Massachusetts
Name: Joseph R Ashey
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1940
Event Place: Ward 2, Leominster, Leominster City, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 17
Marital Status: Single
Race (Original): White
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household...

World War II Army Enlistment
Name: Regis J Ashey
Name (Original): ASHEY REGIS J
Event Type: Military Service
Event Date: 16 Nov 1942
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Event Place: Ft...

3 April 2008
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

Regis J. "Ray," Ashey,85, of Lincoln, Neb., died Thursday, April 3, 2008. Born April 8, 1922, in Leominster, Mass. Activities during childhood included roller skating, Boy Scouts and photography. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corp at Bellows Falls, Vermont for 3 years prior to World War II. He served in the U.S. Army and during the war he was stationed at Camp Phillips in Salina, Kan., where he met his future wife of 62 years, Gwendolyn Post at a roller skating rink. He served in the 79th Cross of Lorraine Division and participated in the invasion of Normandy, the Battle of the Bulge, and throughout France, Belgium, and Germany as a truck driver with Battery "B" 312th Field Artillery Battery. After the war, he attended Machinists Trade School. After school Ray and Gwen moved to Wichita, Kan. and worked for Murdock Machine and Engineering and Cessna Aircraft from which Ray retired. Former member of Westside Baptist Church in Wichita, Kan., Blue Lodge and 32nd degree Mason, Past Scoutmaster of Troop 726 in Wichita, Kan., where he made 2 trips to Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico. He was an amateur radio operator with the call sign W.B.O.Q.N.U. Extra Class since 1967, and was a member of the Lincoln Amateur Radio Club, A.R.R.L. and Wichita Amateur Radio Club. Other memberships included American Legion Post 401, Moose Lodge and V.F.W. # 3115. Ray and Gwendolyn were past Prince and Princess, and King and Queen of the Kansas Chapter of the Polka Lovers Club of America and danced all over the United States. They were also members of the Midwestern Polka Club. They moved to Lincoln, Neb. in July 2006 and resided at Legacy Terrace. Illness forced Ray to move to Waverly Care Center in January 2007 until April 2008. Survivors: wife, Gwendolyn of Lincoln; son and daughter-in-law, Warren Ashey and his wife Peggy of Raymond, Neb.; daughter, Deborah Zenisek of Eagan, Minn.; 3 grandchildren, Austin Ashey, Jimmy Zenisek, and Paul Zenisick; 2 great grandchildren, Isabella Rose Ashey and Charlotte Mildred Ashey; brother and sister-in-law, Gerald and Jean Ashey of Leominster, Mass.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Janey and Paul Blanchette of Bennington, N.H., and Evelyn and Lauren "Batesy" Bates of Del Ray Beach, Fla.; sisters, Ada Minkkinen of Pepperell, Mass. and Phyllis Mitchell of Coeur D' Alene, Idaho; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents George and Elizabeth Ashey; 5 brothers, Johnny, Robert, James, Wilfred, and Patrick Ashey; a sister, Gloria, and 2 children in infancy.

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