Glenda R. Reardon

Glenda R. Reardon, 60, died at home surrounded by her husband and children, on Jan. 1, 2014, after a long, courageous battle with cancer.

She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, John. In addition to her husband of 38 years, Glenda is survived by their children: Ryan (Melissa), Michael (Alesha) and Kimberly (Paul). Their five beautiful grandchildren, so cherished by Glenda and John are: Jacob, Logan, Luke, Zinnea, and Jack. Glenda’s father, George Lindquist, predeceased her. She is survived by her mother Doratha (George) Bridenbaker; sister, Susan (Alan); brother, Melvin (Laurie); and many nieces and nephews.

Born Glenda R. Lindquist in Jamestown, N.Y., she was a 1975 State University at Oneonta graduate, where she and her husband met. Glenda was a registered dietician and worked most recently for 29 years at the Niagara County Office for the Aging. Glenda was well known for her compassion and love of helping senior citizens. Glenda was very active in the dietetics profession, serving as past president of the WNY Dietetic Association, NYS Aging Services Dieticians, NYS Association of Nutrition & Aging Programs, Meals on Wheels of America, and many more. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Rosary & Altar Society, and AM Lockport Toastmasters.

Glenda especially enjoyed family vacations, traveling to visit grandchildren, gardening, cooking, hiking, sewing and swimming.

Visitation will be from 37 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at Prudden & Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee St., Lockport, N.Y. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Immaculate Conception Church, 4671 Townline Road, Ransomville, N.Y., at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014.

Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Niagara Cerebral Palsy, 9812 Lockport Road, Niagara Falls, NY 14304 or to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094 would be appreciated. Visit www.pruddenandkandt.com.