It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Rena (Laboissonniere) Reynolds, age 90, who died surrounded by her loving family on September 15, 2017. Rena, wife of the late Christopher Reynolds, is predeceased by her sons Connor Trebra and James Dennis Reynolds, and step-son Christopher Reynolds. She is survived by her sons, Bob Trebra and John Reynolds (wife Sharon), and daughter Susan (Trebra) Hammar (fiancé Victor), as well as step-son Richard Reynolds (wife Kitty). She also leaves behind six grandchildren. Rena was born in Providence, R.I. on February 4, 1927, daughter of the late Justinian and Olivine (Roy) Laboissonniere.
In addition to raising her children, Rena had a love for music, gardening and antiques. She, along with her husband Christopher were renowned experts in Early American pewter and American Victorian glass. She lived out her last years at Chesterfields in Chester, CT where she received wonderful, loving care from staff who treated her like family. She was loved by many, and will be remembered by her quick wit and generous heart.
Funeral services and burial will be private.
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