James U. Reardon, 78 of Fremont, OH passed away surrounded by his family at ProMedica Memorial Hospital on Saturday, April 14, 2018. He was born in Fremont, OH to Charles H. and Marcella “Sally” (Meyer) Reardon. Jim was a 1958 graduate of St. Joseph High School.
Jim married Marcia Sevitts on February 13, 1965 at St. Ann Catholic Church and she survives. Jim worked for Spieldenner Carpet One in the carpet and drapery department and then retired after thirty-eight years of service in 2004 as a salesman. Following retirement, Jim went to work for Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory as a funeral attendant and retired in 2012. Jim was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, the Eagles, VFW, a fifty year member of the Knights of Columbus, where he was a past Grand Knight and the Elks where he was a past Exalted Ruler. Jim enjoyed fishing and gardening and will always be remembered for his stories and sense of humor.
Jim is survived by his wife, Marcia Reardon, children, Jacqueline (David) Growel, Charles Reardon, Rebecca (Jon) Long, all of Fremont, OH, Bart (Carla) Reardon, Rocky River, OH, Patrick Reardon, Fremont, OH, siblings, Daniel (Delores) Reardon, Nancy (Dick) Esker, Ronald (Sue) Reardon, and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant son.
Visitation: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am at St. Ann Catholic Church, 1021 W State St, Fremont, OH 43420.
Mass of Christian Burial: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 10:00 am at the church with Fr. Nick Weibl officiating.
Burial will take place at St. Joseph Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials can be made in Jim’s honor to St. Jude’s Children Hospital, St. Ann Catholic Church or ProMedica Memorial Hospice.
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My prayers and sympathy for your loss.
Marcia and Family,
I am so sorry to hear about this. You all will be in our thought and prayers. I always enjoyed working with Jim and talking to him. He certainly will be missed. May the Lord find ways to comfort you all.
Pete Spieldenner and Family
My sincere sympathy to the entire Reardon family, my thoughts and prayers are with each and everyone of you. Rest in peace Jim.
Jim and Mary (Spieldenner) Weller
Marcia and family,
We were so sorry hear of Jim’s passing. Many, many fond memories. We’ll be making a donation to St. Ann’s.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Jim Weller and Mary Spieldenner Weller
Charlie and Jackie Myers
The short time and short visits with Jim in the past several years had been very enjoyable and will always be memorable. We are very sorry for your loss of such a kind and wonderful man, he will be deeply missed by us.
Charlie and Jackie Myers
Marcia & family, so sorry to hear of Jim”s passing. My heart goes out to you all. Enjoyed many years of working with Jim.
Marcia and Family
So sad to hear of Jim’s passing.
My thoughts include sharing our brown bag lunches seventy years ago.
He was top of the list for being an entertaining and constant friend.
Marcia and family – our sympathy on the passing of Jim. We both have many fond memories of Jim – both as a classmate and good friend. Loved the many stories he told and the good times. May all your many memories sustain you
Gene and Gail Bowlus Lorentz
My sincere sympathy to the entire Reardon family,
John and Brenda Havens
Marcia and Kids! John and I both just loved JR! He was a great friend to us. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Jim will be greatly missed. He could always be counted on for a wonderful story. Marcia and family are in my thoughts.
Chuck and Bev Fassnacht
Jim will be remembered with much fondness. He was a wonderful friend and fellow Elk member. Our condolences to Marcia and all the family. May your good memories help sustain you in the coming days ahead.
Marcia and Family. So sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. Have many great memories of him and the rest of the family through the many years working with him. You are all in our thoughts and prayers and know he is now at peace. Dave and Aggie Peiffer
Hi Marcia and family you have our sympathy on the passing of Jim. We have fond memories of you both at our class reunions and meeting at the grocery store when Ron and I were om town shopping for my Mom. Ron and Raylene Ronski Guzy
Marcia, and family, I was very sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. I remember a lot of happy times and laughter with Jim. He was a good guy. Sometimes cantankerous, but a lot of fun! My thoughts and prayers, Love Tom Horvath. Ps, He will be missed.
Jackie and Family
Sending thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.