David “The Mayor” Hardy passed away peacefully at Brampton Civic Hospital on May 14, 2019 at the age of 77 years. Dave is survived by his loving wife Retta, and his sons Derek (Olivia) of Ascot, England, and Randy (Whitney) of Chicago, Illinois. He was the loving Papa of three grandchildren Madeline, Alice, and Rose, and was eagerly expecting two more grandchildren in the coming months.
Dave was born March 11, 1942 in New Richmond, Quebec to Albert and Isabel Hardy. He married the love of his life Retta on December 20, 1968 and they recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The family moved to Palgrave, Ontario in 1978 and they continue to live in the area. He frequently spent time with his buddies at the Devils Pulpit while attempting to play golf. Dave was President of CW Henderson Trucking until his retirement in 2017. Getting him to retire was a challenge.
He was a great man and well known in the community with a genuinely caring nature and a love of laughter. In the later years of his life he often travelled with Retta to visit his children and grandchildren, while periodically slipping in the odd trip to Mexico, and Las Vegas with dear friends.
The family would like to thank Dr. Milan Kacer and Brampton Civic Hospital Palliative Care for their care and efforts.
A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, May 17th from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen Street S. (Hwy 50), Bolton (905-857-2213).
If you wish to send flowers feel free to do so or send donations to Bethell Hospice Foundation at (905) 838-3534 or www.bethellhospice.org.
Condolences for the family may be offered at www.EganFuneralHome.com