Maurice W. “Bill” Hardy

BROOKLIN — Maurice W. “Bill” Hardy, 81, died June 15, 2010, at his home in Brooklin. He was born July 2, 1928, in Orland, the son of Maurice F. and Ruby B. (Snowman) Hardy.

Bill served in the U.S. Coast Guard for four years and the Civil Service for 32 years before becoming a resident of Brooklin for the past 25 years. He was a member of the I00F of Brooklin, Masons Naskeag Lodge No. 171, and life member of the American Legion.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Florence (Henderson) Hardy of Brooklin; brothers, Stanley Hardy and wife, Eunice, of Brooklin, Lawrence Hardy and wife, Marsha, of Massachusetts; sisters, Jean Hedglin of Massachusetts, Juanita Monfet and husband, Bob, and Janice Fisher and husband, Charles, both of New Hampshire; a special nephew, Tom Hardy and wife, Gigi, of Brooklin; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Kay; and a brother, Wilfred.

A graveside service was held Friday, June 18, 2010, at Brooklin Cemetery with the Rev. Scott Cleveland officiating. Contributions in Bill’s memory may be made to the Brooklin Fire Department, c/o Sam Friend, P.O. Box 17, Brooklin, ME 04616. Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 141 South St., Blue Hill. Condolences may be expressed at

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