Regina Caster Ackerson, 63, formerly of Cuba, passed away Thursday, February 13, 2020 at the The Pines Healthcare and Rehabilitation, Olean after a lengthy illness.
Born on November 25, 1956, Waterloo, she was a daughter of Robert and Joyce Perry Caster. In July of 1977, in Summerfield, Florida, she married Francis R. Edwards who predeceased her in 1985.
Regina was a graduate of the former Cuba Central School Class of 1975.
She had worked at Acme Electric Corp. of Cuba, Cuba Cheese, and last was a truck driver for several companies with her last being TRL Trucking, retiring in 2009.
She enjoyed playing Bingo and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her mother, Joyce Caster Becker of Cuba; her children, Francis R. “Fran” (Paula) Edwards of Cuba, Billie Jo (Andrew) Vincent of Middlebury, CT and Jamie Ann (Lance) Studley of Portville; six grandchildren, Rhonda, Conner, Shawnna, Dawson, Dominic, and Cameron; a great granddaughter Scarlett, and a great grandson Knox; a brother, Richard “Jasper” (Linda) Caster of Cuba; two sisters, Marilyn Clayson of Olean and Barbara (Paul) Mikush of Southbury, CT; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her father in 1985, a sister whom died in infancy Rhonda Lee Caster on November 26, 1967, a brother Gordon “Jake” Caster in 1993, and niece Kimberly Ann Caster on October 1, 2012.
Friends will be received from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 15, 2020) at the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service Inc., 9 Bull St., Cuba, at which time Celebration of Life services will he held. The Rev. Lynn Sullivan, will officiate.
Burial will be in Cuba Cemetery, Cuba, New York.
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