OBITUARY

Rita Mary (Hayes) Pardon

February 16, 1931August 10, 2020
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Rita Mary (Hayes) Pardon, devoted wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on Monday, August 10, 2020 in Louisville, KY.

She was born on February 16, 1931 to the late William and Olga Hayes and grew up on the “Point” in Louisville.

She married William “Bill” Pardon on March 3, 1950. They had 5 daughters and 2 sons. They enjoyed 60 years of marriage until his passing in July 2010.

Rita had worked at the Charlestown Ammunition Plant and the Marion Hall Nursing Home. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, and enjoyed playing BINGO and card games.

She leaves to cherish her memory her seven children, Debra Long (Robert), Gary Pardon, Linda Hagan (Chuck), Cathy Amig, Karen Morrison (Brad), Mark Pardon (Laura) and Judy Long (Steve); 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Albert Hayes. She will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed.

A funeral mass to celebrate Rita’s life will be held at 12:00 Noon on Friday, August 14, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1406 E. Washington St. with burial to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 2-7 PM on Thursday at Arch L. Heady-Cralle Funeral Home, 2428 Frankfort Ave.

Expressions of sympathy may be given to St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Please visit www.archlheadycralle.com to leave a condolence for the family.

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  • She leaves to cherish her memory her seven children, Debra Long (Robert), Gary Pardon, Linda Hagan (Chuck), Cathy Amig, Karen Morrison (Brad), Mark Pardon (Laura) and Judy Long (Steve); 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Albert Hayes. She will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, August 13, 2020

  • Funeral Mass to Celebrate Rita's Life

    Friday, August 14, 2020

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Raymond Kottak

August 15, 2020

Mark - Rita and I are so sorry for your loss and be assured that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Jerry Bom

August 12, 2020

Mark, I am sorry to learn that you lost your mother. May God uplift you and your family.

Steve Towles

August 11, 2020

She was a Good Lady!

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