Hampstead, N.H. — Paul F. Hardy, 57, of Hampstead, N.H. died unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 12, at Melrose Wakefield Hospital, Melrose.
He was born in Woburn, June 22, 1955 son of Jean (Waitkus) Hardy of Atkinson, N.H. and the late Francis Hardy.
Educated in the Woburn school system, Paul graduated from Woburn High School, class of 1973. For over 30 years he owned and operated Faulkner’s Cleansing, Melrose. He cherished time spent with his family and enjoyed woodworking, motorcycles, boating, playing cards, playing pool and was a member of the Plaistow Fish and Game Club.
Besides his mother his survivors include his wife of 31 years, Diane (Page) Hardy; two sons, Benjamin Hardy, Nicholas Hardy; two daughters, Jeannette Hardy all of Hampstead, N.H., Sarah Parent and her husband Nicholas of Melrose; three sisters, Diane and her husband Don Freeley of Hampstead, N.H., Susan and her husband David Brown of Sugar Hill, N.H., Deborah and her husband Peter Lovejoy of Reading and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: A Memorial Service for Paul was held on Sunday, September 16, at 2 p.m. at Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church, 171 Zion Hill Rd., Salem, N.H. Contributions in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.
Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill & Bradford.
Condolences to his family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Published on  September 27, 2012