Marlborough – Bernice A. (Hester) Reardon, 84, of Marlborough, former longtime resident of Brockton, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at Marlborough Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Jeremiah F. Reardon, who died in 1993.
Bernice was born in Jamaica Plain, daughter of the late John J. and Mary (Kenney) Hester. She was a graduate of Roxbury Memorial High School and resided in Brockton for many years prior to moving to Marlborough in 1999. She spent many years as an assembler with the former Hermite Sneaker Manufacturing Co. in Avon.
She is survived by her sister, Jeanne Piecewicz and her husband John of Hudson and was predeceased by her sister, Eileen Hester of West Roxbury. She is also survived by her niece, Mary M. Piecewicz and her husband Richard Ciambrone of Hudson, and her two nephews, John Piecewicz of Hudson and James Piecewicz and his wife Lynn of North Chelmsford, along with her two great-nieces, Ashley and Jessica Piecewicz.
A service to celebrate Bernice’s life will be held Friday, April 17, at 10 a.m., in the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson. Burial services will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Connery Avenue, Bourne, at 12:30 p.m. There are no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Bernice may be made to the Hudson V.F.W., 3 Palmieri Dr., Hudson, MA 01749.