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Of Lewiston, NY, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2016, in Mt. St. Mary's Hospital.
He was born in Roslyn, NY, on June 16, 1929, the son of the late John J. and Elizabeth
[ Brennan] Reardon.
Mr. Reardon grew up on Long Island and was a life guard during the summers there. He graduated from Adelphi University and served in the Naval Reserves.
He sold bibles and other religious items, before becoming an insurance agent with the Travelers Insurance Co. on Long Island for over 50 years and was also a substitute teacher for many years.
Mr. Reardon moved to Lewiston in 1995.
He was an avid Yankees Fan and enjoyed fishing, doing puzzles, reading and studying military history especially World War II.
Mr. Reardon is survived by his wife Ethel. [Vogel] Reardon, two sons John J. (late Glenda) Reardon and Richard T. (Lisa) Reardon, one daughter Carolyn (Donald) Benenson, six grandchildren Ryan (Melissa) Reardon, Michael (Alesha) Reardon, Kimberly (Paul) Sokolofsky, Jay and Amy Benenson and Michelle Reardon, five great grandchildren Jacob, Logan, Luke, Zinnea and Jack, also several nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late Patricia and Ann Reardon.
His family will be present on Sunday, May 1, 2016, from 12:30-1:30 PM at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 901 Cayuga Street, LEWISTON, NY, where funeral services will be held at 1:30 PM, with the Msgr. David G. LiPuma officiating, followed by military honors.
Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made in his name to the St. Jude Shrine, 975 Ridge Road, Lewiston, NY 14092.
Visit www.rhoneyfuneralhome.com, for guest register.
Published on April 24, 2016
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