Regina R. Yinger, registered nurse

November 13, 2012

Regina R. Yinger, 97, a registered nurse who worked more than 20 years at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, died Oct. 16 of sepsis at the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville. She was a Rockville resident.

The death was confirmed by her daughter, Roseanne Fontaine.

From 1958 until her retirement in 1980, Mrs. Yinger worked part-time night shifts at Suburban Hospital.

Regina Rose Eye was born in Girardville, Pa., and received a nursing degree in 1942 from the old Atlantic City School of Nursing.

Her husband of 41 years, Robert Yinger Sr., died in 1984.

Survivors include three children, Robert Yinger Jr. of Palm Coast, Fla., and Roseanne Fontaine and Richard Yinger, both of Rockville; four grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

— Megan McDonough