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I-81 Accident Victim 'Eternally Young at Heart'

Services for Jon Reardon will be held Friday in Bethlehem.

Jon Reardon of Doylestown, credit Connell Funeral Home
Jon Reardon of Doylestown, credit Connell Funeral Home
The Doylestown man who died in Sunday's triple-fatal car accident on I-81 was "eternally young at heart," according to an obituary posted by Connell Funeral Home.

According to his obituary, Jon Reardon, an avid skier and car enthusiast who enjoyed Bob Dylan and The Rolling Stones, lived life to the fullest. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Priscilla.

Here is the full text of Reardon's obituary, from www.connellfuneral.com:

Jon Reardon, of Doylestown, PA, died unexpectedly on Sunday, January 5, 2014. He is the son of the late Robert Maxwell and Isabel (Albertine) Reardon. Jon is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Priscilla (Spevak) Reardon. 

After 25 years of service, Jon retired as a Global Program Manager from Digital Equipment Corporation. He was eternally young at heart and lived his life to the fullest. Jon was a car enthusiast, he enjoyed listening to Bob Dylan and The Rolling Stones, going to his “office” at the Sands Casino, gardening, and being a member of the ski club. He most especially loved spending time with his family and friends.

Jon will be dearly missed by his wife, Priscilla; daughter, Brandi J. Reardon of Bethlehem; sister, Barbara Corner of Reno, NV; his brother, Robert Reardon and his wife, Grace as well as his extended family. He was preceded in death by his sister, Jenny Marie Mattace. 

A visitation will be held at Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St. Bethlehem, PA 18018 from 9-11 a.m. on Friday, January 10, 2014. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:30 a.m. on Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 416 E. 5th St. Bethlehem, PA 18015. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Capital Campaign, 5175 Cold Spring Creamery Rd. Doylestown, PA 18902 and/or to St. Joseph Catholic Church. 

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