John L. Hardy
February 21, 1922 – February 19, 2021
John Lawrence Hardy of New Bern, born February 21, 1922, passed quietly on February 19, 2021 at the Crystal Coast Hospice Home in Newport, NC. Jack as he was commonly known, was a veteran of World War II. He retired from Dow Chemical, was an accomplished violinist, had volunteered for Habitat for Humanity for many years, and was a member of Christ Episcopal Church. He is survived by his wife, Jane, daughters, Carol, Margaret, and Jean. Due to Covid restrictions, a private funeral will be held for the family followed by inurnment at Christ Episcopal Church, next to his first wife, Barbara. The family ask that in Lieu of flowers, a charitable donation be made to either Christ Episcopal Church or Habitat for Hummanity.