hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

March 7, 2013

Margaret (Peg) L. Reardon


Melbourne, Fla. — Margaret (Peg) L. Reardon, 83, formerly of Plaistow, NH passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, February 23, 2013 with her children at her side.

Born in Hampton, N.H. on Nov. 15, 1929, she was the child of the late William and Dorothy Reed-Magwood. Peg was raised in Sandown, graduating from Haverhill High School. She attended Boston University and McIntosh College.

Peg always has been active in her community, from a proud Girl Scout leader to being a dedicated PTA member. She was also gracious with her time by volunteering at local schools and hospitals. Relocating to Melbourne, Fla., in 1967, she became an early member of the Harbor City Ambulance Squad. She retired as an Executive Secretary and later owned/operated Calico Cat Gift Shop.

Throughout her life she was very active in church, as a member of the choir, Pythian Sisters, the Senior Koffee Klutch and a volunteer at the church thrift shop.

She is survived by her four children, Paula Tilden Carnes, Peter Tilden, Pamela Tilden Wilcox, Patricia Tilden Beaudoin and “adopted” daughter, Mary Pennington; 10 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

ARRANGEMENTS: A Celebration of Peg’s Life was held 11 a.m. on Friday, March 1, 2013 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Melbourne, Fla. Inurnment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery, Nashua, NH at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Hospice of Health First, 1900 Dairy Road, Melbourne, FL 32904. Condolences can be shared at www.davisseawinds.com