December 28, 1935 – February 14, 2019
Obituary Clarence (Clancy) H. Hardy - 83 December 28, 1935 - February 14, 2019
Augusta - Clarence Hardy passed away at Augusta Center for Health and Rehabilitation on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at the age of 83.
Clarence H. Hardy, born in Farmington, Maine, son of the late Joseph W. Hardy, Jr. and C. Mabel (Hobbs) Hardy on December 28, 1935.
He worked at Colby College and Harris Bakery. He was the first night cleaner at the former Fenway Maine Hotel in Waterville. He also worked at the Waterville Osteopathic Hospital. He worked in Westport Connecticut and Denver Colorado.
In the 1940’s through the 1960’s he belonged to the Salvation Army in Waterville, Maine.
He was the first appointed church historian of the Second Baptist Church in Waterville in the 1960’s. He moved from Waterville to Farmingdale, Maine in April 1976. While belonging to the Free Methodist Church in Gardiner, he became their church historian. He then joined the Seventh Day Adventist where he was appointed church historian.
He was a member of TOPS ME #199 Gardiner. He was named 1985 Maine State TOPS King.
He formerly lived with Ronald L. Ellis in Farmingdale for 28 years. He moved to Cotton Mill Apartments in Hallowell for several years until health issues in 2011 resulted in moving to Augusta Center for Health and Rehabilitation.
His hobbies were writing, poetry, painting and doing crossword puzzles. His art was displayed at the Harlow Gallery in Hallowell during his time at Cotton Mill Apartments.
He is survived by 2 nieces: Tamara (Hardy) Damren, North Belgrade, Joyce (Hardy) McCaslin, West Gardiner; 2 nephews: Earl W. Hardy, New Sharon, Lloyd R. Hardy, Hollis Center; one half-brother: Atty William P. Hardy formerly of Portland, stepsister Barbara Inman, Portland; stepbrother Rev. James W. Fletcher, Portland, and several half, step and great nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his mother and father; sister, Geneva Hardy and brother, Frederick W. Hardy, New Sharon; two stepsisters: Ruth Hall and Marjorie Jean Buchanan, East Wilton; and 2 stepbrothers: Gordon Fletcher, Wilton and Douglas A. Fletcher, East Wilton.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Farmingdale Seventh day Adventist Church 584 Maine Avenue, Farmingdale, Maine 04344 or Chrysalis Place Community Food Center, 576 Brunswick Avenue, Gardiner, Maine 04345. There are no services planned at this time. He will be buried at a family lot in Pine Grove Cemetery in Waterville.
- Burial - Spring 2019, There are no services scheduled