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Mrs. Reta Laurine Gavigan
  • June 29, 1927 - February 6, 2018
  • Rancho Cucamongo, California

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“Condolences to the family ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“We always admired the closeness of your family ties, you've lived a good long life, and they were with you to the end. May God bless you and your...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Arthur & Robin Traber - Las Vegas, NV

“You will be missed R.G. I was honored and privileged to get to know you. You brought grace and candor to any event. Your hair and nails will be...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: cc cleveland - CA - Family Friend

“Services are on February 20th at 10:00 am. at Saint Anthony's Church in Upland, CA. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Joanne Steiner - daughter

“Mom. You were great fun. I love you a lot and I miss you. You helped me find my way and learn how to enjoy life. I really really love you. Keep...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Sharon LaPeter - Ketchum, ID

Reta with her son Peter “Reta truly was one in a million! She was the very best mom, mother-in-law and grandmother we could ever ask for. Reta loved her family deeply. She...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Sheryl Gavigan - Yucaipa, CA

Love you grandma!
7 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

My Mom “Services at St Anthony's Church, in Upland, CA on Tuesday, February 20th at 10:00 am ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Kay Kendall - Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Mom on her 80th Birthday<br />           Love you Mom
9 of 9 | Posted by: Joanne Steiner - Rancho Cucamonga, CA


Reta Laurine Gavigan, 90, born on June 29, 1927, in Plympton Township, Ontario, Canada, passed away February 6, 2018. She resided in Rancho Cucamongo, California at the time of her passing. Reta was the widow of Raymond Gavigan, who proceeded her in death 28 years ago.. The Mother of 6 children, Kay, Joanne, Sharon, Jerry, Peter and William, who passed in his first month of life. The Grandmother of 12 and the Great Grandma of 24, Reta was the head of this large family and the "baby expert" everyone called on. After the death of Ray, she busied herself with Church activities, working, dancing and solo cross country drives to Canada and Idaho. Ballroom dancing became the highlight of her weeks for several years. Dancing kept her fit and trim, hair done, nails perfect, and always in need of a new pair of high heels. Some elders have a difficult time getting rid of their car, for Reta, the sadness of aging was giving up of her high heel shoes. We miss you Beautiful Lady. Reta's services will be held on February 20th at 10 am at Saint Anthony's Church at 2100 N. San Antonio, Upland, CA 91784