james reardon, sr.
James R. "Bob" Reardon, Sr., 92, of Weirton, passed away Tuesday, December 15, in the Weirton Medical Center. Born August 7, 1917 in Elwood, Indiana, he was a son of the late James P. and Celestine Sigward Reardon. He was also preceded in death by his brothers Carl, Thomas and Eugene Reardon and sisters Rosemary Grubick and Ruth Gebhardt. With over 35 years of service, Bob retired from Weirton Steel where he worked as a foreman in the Fuel Department. He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus 3734 and K of C Fourth Degree Assembly. Bob enjoyed playing cards, bowling and was a great outdoorsman who loved to go fishing. Mr. Reardon is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Mary Rohal Reardon; son James R. Reardon and his wife Erva "Corky"; daughters Catherine Ralston and her husband Richard all of Weirton and Doris Palmer and her husband Peter of Greensboro, NC; seven grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be private. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 10:30AM Friday at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church. Interment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, 229 California Avenue, Weirton, WV 26062.

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  1. On behalf of the children of the late Stanley & Mary Jane (Platt) Tuchalski (Grandchildren of Mary Zdinak Gogul), We, your cousins, extend our deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers as you mourn your loss. May God comfort you with His abiding love. Sincerely, Stanley T. Tuchalski

  2. Dear Jim, Corky and Family, Our deepest sympahty. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Bill and Paulette

  3. Aunt Mary, I was saddened to hear of Uncle Bob’s passing. Brad called me last night and gave me the news. Having lost my wife 4 years ago, I know it is a terrible thing to go through. My prayers are with you. CJ

  4. Mary and Family: May Bob rest in peace and the good Lord help you through your loss. I have many fond memories of you and Bob fishing on the river. You would always tell Bob you wanted Jack’s Lure red/white. Mary you are a Beautiful, Elegant Lady and always a joy to be in your Company. You are in my Thoughts and Prayers. Jack and Flo.

  5. I am so sorry about the passing of Bob. He did give all of us a good 92 years of stories. It is hard to image life without someone who has always been there. He will be missed.

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