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Mary Ellen Reardon

April 11, 1940 March 11, 2019
Mary Ellen Reardon
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Obituary for Mary Ellen Reardon

Mary Ellen Reardon, 78, of Saybrook, formerly of Champaign and Monticello, passed away Monday, March 11, 2019, surrounded by her family at Accolade Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Paxton after several years of suffering with Parkinson’s Disease.

Her funeral will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home in Saybrook with Brent Zastrow officiating. Committal services will be in Riverside Cemetery, Saybrook. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 Friday, March 15 2019, at the funeral home and from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. Saturday, March 16, 2019, at the funeral home.

Mary was born April 11, 1940, in Bloomington, the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Ring Woolley. She graduated from Saybrook-Arrowsmith High School in Saybrook, Mennonite School of Nursing in Bloomington and College of Saint Francis in Joliet. She married Ross Reardon of East Peoria on April 21, 1963, in Saybrook. They had been married for 55 years.

Ross survives along with their two children, a daughter Elizabeth Marie Reardon of Saybrook and a son, Paul (Melissa) of Jacksonville, FL, two grandchildren, Adea Reardon and Brandon Reardon both of Jacksonville, FL and a brother, Arthur Woolley of Bement.

Preceding Mary in death were her parents.

Mary loved Pediatric Nursing and worked for hospitals, nursing homes and doctors in Peoria, Springfield, Monticello and Champaign. She was an accomplished pianist and organist and played both for several churches in the Central Illinois area. She also did substitute teaching in Ridgeview Grade and High School in Colfax. As part of her therapy to deal with Parkinson’s Disease, she did over 30 large Doodle Art posters, which she framed.

Mary belonged to and was active in churches in each community where she lived. She was currently a member of 2nd Presbyterian Church in Bloomington.


Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

15

Mar

5:00 PM 3/15/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 3/15/2019 7:00:00 PM
Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Homes - Saybrook Chapel

302 E. Lincoln St.
Saybrook, IL 61770

Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Homes - Saybrook Chapel
302 E. Lincoln St. Saybrook 61770 IL
United States

Visitation

Saturday

16

Mar

9:00 AM 3/16/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 3/16/2019 10:00:00 AM
Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Homes - Saybrook Chapel

302 E. Lincoln St.
Saybrook, IL 61770

Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Homes - Saybrook Chapel
302 E. Lincoln St. Saybrook 61770 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

16

Mar

10:00 AM 3/16/2019 10:00:00 AM
Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Homes - Saybrook Chapel

302 E. Lincoln St.
Saybrook, IL 61770

Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Homes - Saybrook Chapel
302 E. Lincoln St. Saybrook 61770 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Riverside Cemetery Final Resting Place

N 3850 East Road
Saybrook, IL 61770

N 3850 East Road Saybrook 61770 IL
United States
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