Donita Corrine Robillard-Reardon, 70, died February 12, 2017 at her home in Exeter, NH.
She was born April 22, 1946 in Haverhill, MA., daughter of the late Alphonse and Donalda (Boucher) Robillard.
Donita grew up in Haverhill, MA. She completed a cosmetology program with LaBaron Academy which was formerly in Haverhill. Donita's professional career has been lifelong in hairdressing. She has held hairdressing licenses in MA., NH and FL. Donita has been a resident of Exeter for over 30 years, and was formerly of Lawrence, MA and Ocala, FL. She is the former owner and operator of Donita's Hair Designs and she has also travelled outside of her shop in Exeter performing haircuts and stylings. Donita was also a former dental assistant for Dr. Korel in Methuen, MA.
Donita was also very talented in sewing, and has received several awards for her volunteerism in donating quilts and other various clothing items that she had made.
She has been a friend of Bill W. for over 34 years.
Donita was predeceased by her husband, James Reardon, her son, Jim King, and a granddaughter, Adalyn, sister, Lucy Pike, brother, George Robillard, and brother, Alfred Robillard.
She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Harvey, step-children, Lynne Reardon, Patricia Moon and James L. Reardon, 6 grandchildren, Ian, Danielle, Rachel, Christopher, Josephine and Gabrielle, sister, Lillian Somes and her husband, Loren, sister, Donna Maria Stone and her husband, Mark, several nieces and nephews and many friends.
There are no calling hours.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 11:00 AM at St. Michael Church, Exeter, NH.
Spring burial will be in Exeter Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Salvation Army.