Renata Regina Brennan peacefully passed away on December 20, 2016 surrounded by her family. She will be remembered as someone devoted to her family, a passionate advocate for women’s rights and social justice, a principled trade unionist, a musician, and a quilter.
She is survived by her loving and much loved husband Keith and their children Kyle (Amara), Rachel (Brian), and her grandson Felix, who was the apple of her eye. She is also survived by her sisters Carmen (Dale), and Astrid, as well as her father Edward Bellem (Marjie), her nieces, nephews, and her beloved extended family. She was predeceased by her mother Augusta Carrie, and her sister Roelie.
Regina loved her family, life, and social justice.
Thank you to the care she received at Richmond General Hospital.
A Memorial is being planned. Donations in her name should go to the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre at 302 Columbia Street, Vancouver B.C. V6A9Z9.