Clipped From The Ottawa Journal
Jamea (Jimmy) Began Dies in Pakenham , PAKENHAM, Ont. Dec. 20. (Special) The death occurred at his home in Pakenham on Saturday evening of James (Jimmy) Regan,' S highly-esteemed resident of this community, after s short mnees: ' I Mr. "Regan 'was 'born "on "ihe ninth line . of Pakenham township 43 years ago, son of the late John Regan, and his .wife, Bridget Foy. i- ' , Mr. Regan was manager of a hotel at North Bay for a number of years; later, a clerk In a Montreal hostelry, and tor several years he - was manager of three hotels in Ottawa. He learned the barber trade and worked for seven years here at that business. - On the . death) of Edward Mooney, about 11 Veers ago, Mr. Regan purchased Mooney's Hotel (which has since been known as the "Wayside Inn") and was owner and manager of it until the time of his death. He was of a kindly disposition and won for himself a wide circle of friends, who will regret his passing. Mr. Regan always enjoyed good health until about four weeks ago, when he was confined to his room. The day he died he was able to be about . but suffered a heart attack, from which he did not rally. Surviving ere one sister, Mrs. Albert McWatty, Pakenham; three brothers, John and Gus Regan, ninth line of Pakenham township; Lester Regan, Vancouver, B.C. The funeral was held today from his late residence to St Peter Celestine's Roman .Catholic Church. Requiem high mass was chanted by Rev. A. J. Gorman,' and interment was made in the Roman Catholic Indian Hill cemetery. Pallbearers were: George Noon-an, William Robertson, Albert McWatty, Lome Steen, William Jordan, William Connors. Many spiritual offerings were received by the bereaved family, as well as a wreath from "His Tals". He was unmarried.