James Edward Reardon, 95, of Fremont, OH passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 at Bethesda Care Center. He was born September 21, 1925 in Fremont to Robert Oliver and Hilda (Ochs) Reardon. James served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He married Donna Marie Weiker on November 8, 1952 in Fremont and she preceded him in death on March 23, 2015.
James worked H.J. Heinz Company as Manager of Transportation and Warehousing and retired after forty years of service. He was a founding member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Fremont Moose, American Legion and VFW. James enjoyed traveling, reading, playing cards, a good meal and attending his annual Navy reunion.
James is survived by his children, Carol A. (Mark) Kimball, Sylvania, OH, Mark E. (Nancy) Reardon, Dublin, OH, Susan M. Miracle, Fremont, Kevin J. (Roxanne Peterson) Reardon, Rancho Mirage, CA, Janet E. (John) Walker, Seattle, WA, Robert P. (Jessica) Reardon, London, OH and Ruth A. (John) Gegorski, Fremont; grandchildren, Sara (Steve) Schairbaum, Rachel (Jeff) Teubl, Michelle (Andrew) Geise, Steven (Gerulf Rieger) Zimmerman, Alyson Zimmerman, Elizabeth Gegorski and Henry Gegorski and sister, Vivian R. Reardon, Lakeside, OH.
James was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Donna Marie Reardon; siblings, Alice A. Wolf, Jean E. Bernard, Vincent R. Reardon, Paul J. Reardon, and Margaret M. Lehmann; sons-in-law, Gus Miracle and Dick Nitschke.
To learn more about James’s life you may go to the following link https://www.thenews-messenger.com/story/news/local/2015/11/08/reardon-served-tough-spots-during-wwii/75095358/
Services are private.
Burial will take place at St. Joseph Cemetery, Fremont, OH
Memorials can be made to Sandusky County Food Pantry, 129 Bidwell Ave, Fremont, OH.
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