Sister Regina Walsh, S.S.J., formerly Sister Joseph Xavier, died March 23 at the age of 96. Sister Regina was born in Philadelphia the daughter of William J. and Mary McFadden Walsh.

Sister Regina entered the Sisters of St. Joseph from Our Lady of the Rosary Parish in Philadelphia on Sept. 11, 1934. Sister Regina served in the archdioceses of Baltimore, Md., Newark, N.J., and Philadelphia. She also ministered in the Diocese of Camden.

Sister Regina is preceded in death by her parents, her brothers: Edwin, William, Charles, Joseph, Edward and Vincent, her sisters, Sister Bernard Vincent, S.S.J., Helen, Mary, Frances and Rita. She is survived by nieces, nephews and her congregation.

Her funeral Mass was celebrated March 29. Internment was in the community cemetery.