John Reardon

John C. Reardon

1919 - 2014 BENNINGTON John C. Reardon, 94, a resident of Putnam Street, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at his home, following a brief illness. Born in Rutland on Sept. 27, 1919, he was the son of William B. and Helen (Chartres) Reardon. He received his education in Rutland. Mr. Reardon was a World War II Army veteran having served in Africa, Italy, France and Germany. Mr. Reardon was a recipient of the Purple Heart for his participation at the Battle of Casino in Italy. Mr. Reardon married the former Therese R. Tremblay at Sacred Heart Church in Bennington on Oct. 27, 1956. Mr. Reardon retired from New England Telephone Company on Aug. 6, 1981, after 36 years of service. Mr. Reardon was a member of Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales Church and he was a member of the Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 13, the Telephone Pioneers and the Bennington Club. Survivors include his wife Therese T. Reardon of Bennington; a niece, Helene Hand of Texas, along with multiple other nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by a brother, William B. Reardon, and by a sister, Helen Casella. FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral will be held from the MAHAR SON FUNERAL HOME Monday, June 23, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. with a prayer. A Liturgy of Christian Death and Burial will be offered from Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales Church at 11:00 a.m. Burial will take place in the family lot in Park Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the Mahar & Son Funeral Home on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. when the family will be in attendance. If friends desire contributions in memory of Mr. Reardon may be made to the Bennington Rescue Squad through the office of the Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main Street, Bennington, VT 05201. The following organizations are asked to meet at the funeral home Sunday afternoon to conduct services in memory of John Reardon: Knights of Columbus Council 307 at 4:00 P.M. and American Legion Post 13 at 4:30. Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.



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E.P. Mahar and Son Funeral Home
628 Main Street  Bennington, VT 05201
(802) 442-2516

Published in Bennington Banner on June 19, 2014