Hardy, Michael Edward


Michael Edward Hardy, 69, of Warwick, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 27, 2023, surrounded by his loving family. He was the devoted husband of Dori Jane (Calise) Hardy. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Walter F. Hardy and Bernadette (Corden) Hardy.

Michael worked as a lining foreman for Biszko Contracting Corp in Fall River, Massachusetts for many years before retiring in 2019. He was a caring husband and father who will be greatly missed. Mike enjoyed being outside, especially in the summer. He was an avid beachgoer, gardener, and loved to vacation in Aruba.

Alongside his wife Dori of thirty-one years, Michael is survived by his beloved sons, Michael C. Hardy of Warwick and Justin A. Hardy of Warwick; as well as his siblings, Stephen Hardy (Karen) of Warwick, Richard “Rick” Hardy (Barbara) of South Carolina, Donald Hardy (Irene) of Coventry, Marybeth Sullivan (Greg) of Cranston, Edward “Ted” Hardy (Lisa) of Cranston, and Julie Gaffney of South Carolina.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at 10:00AM at St. Kevin’s Church; 333 Sandy Lane Warwick, RI.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home, 800 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, RI.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, Ok 73123.