Regina Bader-Robinson,(née Coffey) age 68, passed away after a valiant struggle with cancer on July 28, joining her beloved husband Charlie.
The two were inseparable, often seen dining at Tavern N' Town, Antonia's enjoying a cocktail, or La Te Da where the music always made them smile.
Regina was born in Atlantic City, N.J. on March 26, 1946. In 1967 she married her high school sweetheart, Paul Fiedler and had two children. Many Atlantic City friends from back in the day would remember the Coffey girls with their blonde hair and beautiful smiles.
In 1985 Regina and her husband, Lyn Bader of Somers Point, NJ retired to the Florida Keys where she became an avid fisherwoman, patron of the Sugarloaf lodge and mother to the light of her life, John Wayne Bader. Regina was loved by many and loved life, If she wasn't entertaining at home she would be enjoying a game or two of bingo at "Miccosukee."
Regina was a loyal and true friend. Never having met a stranger, she was available to anyone needing a helping hand her presence will be sorely missed.
She was pre-deceased by her beloved husbands Charlie Robinson and Lyn Bader, parents, William and Rose Ann Coffey, siblings, William Coffey Jr., Rose Ann Jordan, John Coffey, James Coffey, Theresa Gandy, Anne Marie Gore and Patricia Lombardi and her "bonus" son, Eddie Bader.
Her memory lives on through her children Regina Viscount (Michael), Paul Fiedler, Jr., and John Wayne Bader. Sisters, Leona Coffey and Connie Polistina both of N.J. Her "bonus' children Bill Bader, Dottie (Bader) Hunt (Don), Linda (Bader) Archambault (Mo), Bonnie Robinson Kiperman (Sami) Tim Robinson, Jason Newcomb (Sasha), beloved grandchildren, great grandchildren and numerous friends and family who miss her already.
A viewing and celebration of life will be held Thursday July 31 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Castillo-Thurston Funeral Home, 328 Truman Ave., Key West, FL 33040.
A Celebration of Life will also be held in N.J., the date has yet to be determined.