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1943 ~ 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Regina Dederick Platz, 79, formerly of Ridgefield passed away on January 21, 2023. She is survived by her husband Donald, of 55 years, her daughter Donna and her husband Mike Schmidt, her son Donald and his wife Michele Platz, and 3 grandchildren, Michael, Thomas and CJ Schmidt.
After getting her degree as a radiology technician from Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck,NJ she continued to work in the hospital for several years. Regina also served on the Ridgefield Ambulance Corps for almost a decade. Later in her life she became an adjunct professor at Bergen Community College and taught radiology technology to students at Palisades Medical Center.
She lived in Ridgefield for over 60 years and was a parishioner at St. James' Episcopal Church.
She retired to Highland Beach, Florida. Where she loved to have the sun on her face and her toes in the sand.
She will be remembered most by her grandchildren as their beloved "Meme" for she was the best grandmother a child could wish for.
Friends and family are welcome to attend a celebration of life on Wednesday, February 1, between 10:00 am - 12:00 noon at Blackley Funeral Home, 809 Broad Avenue, Ridgefield, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, please donate at www.komen.org to the Susan G Komen foundation for breast cancer.