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Obituary: Louise A (Reardon) Brogdon, 86

Feb 03, 2017 12:16PM ● By Theresa Gilman

Louise A (Reardon) Brogdon


 Lowell, MA - Louise A (Reardon) Brogdon, 86, died peacefully on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at D'Youville Manor Senior Care in Lowell. She was the wife of the late Thomas Brogdon; and also the late Francis "Sarge" McKay with whom she spent 30 wonderful years.

Born in Wakefield, MA on August 24, 1930, Louise was a daughter to the late John J. and Ruth E. (Mills) Reardon. After graduating from Lowell High School, she worked in the offices at AVCO Corporation in Lowell, followed by working as a bookkeeper at Shamrock Liquors in Tewksbury. Louise later retired after 6 years of clerical work for the Internal Revenue Service in Andover.

Louise enjoyed her many trips to Aruba and also numerous camping trips in her motor home with family and friends. She was also an avid bingo player in her spare time.

She is survived and will be dearly missed by her siblings, John Reardon and his wife Ethel of Dunstable, Sandra Haran and her husband Thomas of Lowell, her best friend Rose Grenier of Dracut, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Louise was predeceased by her beloved son, Thomas ("Ricky") Brogdon Jr., and her sister, Marsha Brooks.

ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends are invited to pay their respects on Friday, February 3rd, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Ave, Dracut. A funeral service will take place subsequently at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial is to follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Lowell. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Louise's honor to Circle Home Health and Hospice Care, 47 Rogers St. #201, Lowell, MA 01852. For directions, or to leave an online condolence, story, or message, please visit, or find us on Facebook under "Dracut Funeral Home.”
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