Wellsville NY - Judith Hardy of the Smith Road passed away on Sunday September 13, 2009 after a short illness. She was born on July 17, 1943 in Wellsville to William and Helen (Root) Spargur. On November 26, 1975 in Wellsville she married Robert Hardy who predeceased her on October 11, 2006.
Judy graduated from Wellsville High School in 1961 and from OBI in 1962. She began working in the New England area for Hartford Insurance and then for GE and later for Raytheon in New Port, RI. After returning to Wellsville she worked for Air Preheater for 24 years retiring in 1994.
Judy enjoyed golfing, playing bridge, water aerobics, traveling, the outdoors including hunting, bowling, family life and her pets. She was active in youth sports holding offices in Little League Baseball, youth wrestling and youth soccer. Her memberships include, the Women of the Moose, FCC, Wellsville Historical Society, Allegany Royalties, the Red Hat Society, the Wellsville Community Center and the First Congregational Church in Wellsville.
Survivors include: a son Timothy (Amber) Hardy of Wellsville and a daughter Debra (Jay) Clark of Deltona, FL. 3 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Judy was predeceased by her parents; 2 sisters, Jane Barrozini and Joan Witherall.
Friends are invited to call on Thursday September 17, 2009 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm in the J.W.Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. Her Funeral Service will take place on Friday at 2 pm in the First Congregational Church in Wellsville with Reverend’s Bill Jones and Ralph Eastlack. Burial will take place in Stannards Cemetery and memorials in her name made to the Wellsville Community Center.