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John Philip Hardy

John P. Hardy

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for John Philip Hardy, who died on Sunday, January 27th at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, following a long illness, at 78 years.  His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, January 30th at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), Revere, at 10:30 a.m.  Born in Boston, he lived his early years in South Boston & Dorchester. He was a 1951 alumnus of Boston English High School.  He entered the service immediately upon graduation from High School in June of 1951 & served four years with the United States Air Force, during the Korean Conflict.  For over 25 years, he worked for Hanscom Air Force Base within the engineering department.  As an engineer’s aide, he worked many of the most involved projects that were assigned to the Air Force, regarding the construction of aircraft & extraordinary equipment.  He also attended Fisher Junior College.  He is a member of the National Society of the Disabled American Veterans.  For over 15 years, John owned & operated,  “Jack’s Special Delivery Service” in the Metro & North Shore area.  He is the beloved husband of 52 years to: Elaine M. (D’Alessandro).  He is the devoted Father of, Susan M. Westhaver & her husband, Edward P. of Stoneham, Stephen M. Hardy & his wife, Andala of Columbus, Ohio & the late, Jean Hardy.  He is also the cherished Grandfather of, Daniel E. & Matthew J. Westhaver of Stoneham, Morgan R., Jack L. & Liam P. Hardy all of Columbus, OH.  He is also lovingly survived by, Kerry Overlan of Melrose, Lawrence Overlan of Canton, Kevin Overlan of North Reading & the late, Sheila Overlan.  Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.


Visiting Hours

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere.


Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

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  1. Veronica Thom
    Feb 4 2013

    I work with Susan and I was saddened to hear of Mr. Hardy’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

    Veronica Thom

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