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William J. Reardon RUTLAND — William J. Reardon passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Feb. 21, 1937, in Rutland, Vermont, to Dr. William and Harriet Reardon, and was the eldest of two boys. He graduated from Mount St. Joseph Academy, attended Mount Assumption and Ithaca College. After this, he returned to Rutland, Vermont, and started his long career with the City of Rutland and his love affair with the Rutland Recreation and Parks Department where he worked for 42 years. In 1972, he married the love of his life, Beverly. Bill will always be known for his zest for life, sense of humor, willingness to help others and being there for friends and family. His greatest accomplishment and love was his family. Family gatherings will never be the same without him. He is survived by his daughters, Denise Segalla of Tampa, Florida, Tamara Bourne of Morrisville, Vermont, Lori Hostler and husband Brett, and Shannon Muscatello of Fair Haven, Vermont; his grandchildren, Kelsey (husband Troy and great-grandchildren Hayden, Olivia and Zoe), Jacob (wife Kelsey), Alexis and Joel; and many loving nieces and nephew. Calling hours will be Thursday, Feb. 20, from 4-7 p.m. at Tossing Funeral Home in Rutland, Vermont. A service will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church on Friday, Feb. 21, at 11 a.m. and a celebration of life will follow at Southside Steakhouse in Rutland, Vermont. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the Visiting Nurse and Hospice of the Southwest Region, 7 Albert Cree Drive, Rutland, VT 05701. Arrangements are by Tossing Funeral Home.

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Jean Pearson

To Bill's family: So sorry to hear the news of Bill's passing. Al and I enjoyed him so much in the years past. I've been remembering many fun times that we spent together with him and Bev. He was loved. I wish you peace and many happy memories. with love, Jean Pearson

Lucy Notte

To Bill’s Family: Those we hold most dear never truly leave us. They live on in the kindness they showed, the comfort they shared and the love they brought into our lives.

Please accept my sincere condolences on your loss. Bill will be missed .

toddfothergill

Reardons-

So sad to know of Bill's passing. He was a terrific man and very fun to work with. While in college, I had the great experience of taking care of Rotary Ice Rink every winter break. Four weeks of "fun." Bill made a lot of those freezing nights easy to bear. Very fond memories ...

Todd Fothergill

NCrossman

So sorry to hear of Bill's passing...I remember way back when he was friends with my Dad.. at Coca-Cola where Southside is now. many years ago. Prayers are with you all.

carbine1014

Like Mr. Fothergill...I had the distinct pleasure of working on the summer parks mowing and softball field prep crew under Bill at the Rutland Rec and Parks in the late 80s and early 90s.. what a job!...and what fun times my work cronies and I had working with Billy...How Bill could manage our animal house behavior then was truly a miracle. I am sure all my old work buddies from those days still share the same fondness, appreciation, and great memories we had working with Bill. He was a good guy...and managed the parks in Rutland like no other. Certainly not like now. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you.

tczachor

To Bill's Family

Caring thoughts and fondest memories of Bill at this sad time. He was so kind to Frank and me when we bought our first house on Brightview Ave. and helped so much with painting and getting the place ready for us to move in. He made me smile when he called me "TC" and when he called Frank, "The Reverend." I am so glad I was able to know him and grateful that we shared many laughs together when it was the four of us.

My sincere condolences to all,

Theresa Czachor

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