HARDY: Andrew Joseph William (Andy) passed away on September 25, 2015 at BRHC at the age of 83. He was predeceased by his wife Doris (2010), his brother Gabe and parents Peter and Nora Hardy. Andy leaves behind to mourn his children; Don (Barb), Karen (Chris), Ken (Mary) and eight grandchildren; Theresa, Bev, Wesley, Christopher, Heather, Lauren, Thomas, Shauna; and nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson. Also Andy’s sisters; Yvonne (Richard), Rose Marie (Renato) and brother Roger (Jeannette), sister-in-law Mary and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Dad was a Railroad Man working for the CPR for over 20 years. Mom and Dad retired to Oak Lake Beach making numerous life-long friends. So many memories were made with family and friends, always gathering for holidays and visits at “Andy and Doris’s”. After moving into Brandon in 2005, Dad and Mom settled into city life, never forgetting their “laker” friends. After Mom passed away Dad cherished even more his time spent with family. “We all miss you so much”
A celebration of Andy’s life was held at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in Brandon, on what would have been his 84th Birthday, September 29, 2015 with a private interment in Rosewood Memorial Gardens. In memory of Andy, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the Lung Association.