North Andover — Mrs. Louise C. (Wakefield) Reardon, a resident of North Andover, formerly of Andover and beloved wife of the late James C. Reardon, died at the Meadows at Edgewood Retirement Community in North Andover on Thursday, October 3, 2013. She was 99 years old.
Born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, on July 15, 1914, she was the beloved daughter of the late Waldo N. and Ethel M. (Woodbury) Wakefield. Louise was a woman before her time and was the proprietor of the Louise Reardon Insurance Agency in Lawrence for more than 35 years. She grew up in Salem, New Hampshire and was a graduate of the Woodbury High School in Salem and the McIntosh Business School in Lawrence. An active woman, she was a past President of the Shawsheen Women's Club in Andover.
Louise will be very sorely missed by her loving god-children, Penny A. and her husband, Raymond H. Bardsley, of Byfield, Paula Kelleher of Lawrence, Rt. Lawrence Police Captain David C. and his wife, Diana Kelley, of Haverhill and Mark J. Kelley of Nashua, New Hampshire; special friends, Theresa Foley, Liz Sforza, Jessica Foley, Julie Foley and Vicky Nixon; several cousins and the entire Kelley family. She was also the sister-in-law of the late Katherine E. Spires.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her Funeral Mass was celebrated in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 205 Hampshire Street, Lawrence, on Saturday, October 5, 2013, at 11 AM. Relatives and friends were welcomed. Calling hours were held on Saturday, prior to the Mass, from 9 to 10:30 AM in the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main Street, Andover. Interment will be in St. Mary Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lawrence. Donations in Louise's memory may be made to Lawrence General Hospital, Patient Care, 1 General Street, Lawrence, MA 01841. For additional information, please visit, www.burkemagliozzi.com.