Thank you Joe Reardon, We will miss you!

It is with profound sadness that we learn of the passing of Joe Reardon, on February 1st, 2024. long time sports reporter at the Boston Herald. .

Joe's passion for our sport extends from his time as a track athlete all the way through his life. His knowledge and passion for the sport we all love is reflected in his writing as was his sense of humor. His stories captured the essence of the accomplishments and glory as well as the challenges and disappointments athletes and coaches experience.

The MSTCA will recognize Joe's dedication to High School Track & Field this Saturday at the Qualifier Meet at Reggie Lewis Center

Please share with your colleagues and friends.

May he rest in peace.

Information about Joe's life and details regarding services are included in the obituary below.

Joseph P. "Joe" Reardon 1/26/65 - 2/01/24

Joseph P. "Joe" Reardon Obituary

REARDON, Joseph P. "Joe", aged 59, of Braintree, passed away unexpectedly at home on February 1, 2024. Born on January 26, 1965, to the late Maurice and Geraldine (Newcomb) Reardon, Joe was a man of wit and intellect, cherished by all who knew him.

Joe was a proud alumnus of Braintree High School and Bridgewater State University, where he not only excelled academically but also left his mark as a dedicated cross-country runner. His passion for sports seamlessly transitioned into a successful career as a sports writer for the Boston Herald, where his sharp insights and humor won him many admirers.

Joe leaves behind his children: Jack Reardon of Quincy, Katie Reardon of Braintree, and Elizabeth Reardon of Braintree. He was the beloved brother of Ellen Kelliher and her husband John of Marshfield. His warmth and guidance will be dearly missed by his niece Brianna Parsons of Norwell and his godson, Kevin Kelliher of Chicago.

Joe's life was a testament to the enduring power of laughter and knowledge. Those who were fortunate enough to cross paths with him will forever remember the stories, the laughter, and the wisdom he shared. Joseph will be deeply missed, but his spirit will continue to inspire all who were touched by his remarkable presence.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Memorial visiting hours on Thursday, February 8th, from 3:00 -6:00 PM in the Cartwright-Venuti Funeral Home, 845 Washington St., Braintree. Burial will be private.

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