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Maryellen Hardy

December 20, 1941 — August 23, 2023

Greenwich, NY

Maryellen Hardy

Greenwich, New York – Maryellen (King) Hardy, 81, passed away on Wednesday, August 23, 2023, at her home. She was the wife of the late David T. Hardy.

Maryellen was born December 20, 1941, in Cleveland, OH, the daughter of the late John and Ellen (Strachan) King. She was preceded in death by her sister Betsy (King) Lincoln.

Maryellen graduated from North Haven High School and Lasell College. She worked as a Medical Technologist for several years, then worked for many years alongside her husband at S.P. Skinner and Portmeirion USA, businesses they co-owned. She volunteered at several community organizations including Cheshire Hospice, Special Olympics, and Cheshire YMCA where she was proud to have taught many children to swim. Later in life she was an avid golfer. She was a longtime Cheshire resident before moving to NY several years ago.

Maryellen is survived by her children Richard Hardy and his wife Melissa of Madison, WI and Carolyn Shafer and her husband Robert of Greenwich, NY; as well as her four grandchildren, Emma, William, Davis, and Elizabeth. She is additionally survived by her sister Lois (Ted) Willis. In addition she is survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members and many cherished friends.

Arrangements – A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, September 29, 2023, at 11 am at the First Congregational Church of Cheshire, 111 Church Dr. The Alderson-Ford Funeral home is assisting with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Saratoga, 179 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866.
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