Leitha C. Hardy, 84 of Childs Road died Thursday, January 12, 2012 at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.
Born January 4, 1928 in Moira, NY, she was one of ten children of Leo and Valita Lucas Russell. She attended school in Moira.
She married Wayne H. Hardy on August 30, 1947 in Kansas. Mr. Hardy died June 21, 1982.
Mrs. Hardy retired from both Cheesboro Ponds, Watertown and Quaker Village Diner, Philadelphia.
She was a member of the Philadelphia Grange and a communicant of the Philadelphia United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Hardy enjoyed knitting, crocheting, gardening, baking and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Survivors include a son and his wife, Russell and Dawn, Philadelphia; three daughters and their husbands, Holly and Herbert Schulmerich, Fort Myers, FL, Tracy and Bill Johnston, Fabius and Toni and David Bonville, Philadelphia; 9 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
The funeral will be 12 pm Monday at Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Inc., Theresa with Pastor David Snyder officiating. Burial will be at Sandy Hollow Cemetery, Philadelphia in the spring.
Calling hours are 10 to 12 pm Monday prior to the funeral.
Donations may be made to the Indian River Volunteer Ambulance, Inc., P.O. Box 245, Philadelphia, NY, 13673.
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