Anne Reardon, 22, of Grafton and Worcester

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Obit Anne ReardonGrafton/Worcester – Anne Killian Reardon, 22, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015 after losing her battle with addiction.

Annie was a compassionate and giving spirit. She attended school in Grafton and graduated in 2011 from Grafton High School. While in high school, she spent time after school volunteering with the Game Club which was mentored by Deb Gonzalez. She volunteered with the late Mrs. Diane Blessing who organized events for the Grafton Senior Center. She received an “Everyday Hero Award” from the Grafton Special Education Parent Advisory Council as a member of the Grafton Indians Team for her fundraising and participation in the Polar Plunge which benefits Special Olympics. She was working at the Canal Restaurant in Worcester and attending Quinsigamond Community College.

Annie leaves her parents, Tom and Gaile Reardon of Grafton; her sister, Carly Reardon of Framingham; and her aunts, uncles, and several cousins.

All are invited to gather with Annie’s family Monday, Sept. 21, from 4-7 p.m., at Roney Funeral Home, 152 Worcester St., N. Grafton. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 10 a.m., at St. Mary’s Church, 17 Waterville St., North Grafton. Burial will be private at her family’s convenience.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Women’s Lunch Place, P.O. Box 170900, Boston, MA 02177, which is a shelter where Annie volunteered, or to Learn to Cope, 4 Court St., Suite 110, Taunton, MA 02780, which is a non-profit support organization that offers education, resources, peer support and hope for parents and family members coping with a loved one addicted to opioids or other drugs.

Visit an online guestbook at www.RoneyFuneralHome.com to share a memory of Annie or leave message of sympathy with her family.