XENIA — Cadence Jay Gardner, 4 months old, passed away Wednesday, June 2, 2010, in Xenia.
She was born Jan. 20, 2010, in Mansfield to Jonathon and Andrea (Montgomery) Gardner. She loved her puppies and especially her bath time. She will always be remembered for her intelligence, her smile, and her big blue eyes. She was a very happy child who was bright in more ways than one. She enlightened the lives of all that she touched.
She is survived by her parents, Jonathon and Andrea Gardner of Mansfield; a brother, Ryan Gardner of the home; maternal grandparents, Jim and Tammy Montgomery of Xenia; paternal grandfather, Richard (Milly Donahue) Gardner of Highland, Calif.; paternal grandmother, Melanie (Don) Steele of Mansfield; two maternal aunts, Jenni (Brad) Hamilton of Lebanon and Cassie Montgomery of Dayton; three maternal cousins, Cody, Alexa and Carson Hamilton; two paternal uncles, Josh Gardner of Mansfield and Sean Gardner of Columbus; and two paternal aunts, Natalie (Todd) Farmer of Danville and Rochelle (Kent) Kemper of Mansfield.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, June 8, at 11 a.m. at Brinkhaven Cemetery with Pastor Dan Boucier officiating. Visitation is from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville; www.fischerfuneralhome.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, 711 E. Livingston Ave., Columbus, OH 43205.