Mary C. Bills HardickMarch 11, 2003
North Greenbush Mary C. Bills Hardick, 100, of Blooming Grove Drive, died Tuesday at the Van Rensselaer Manor.
Born in Troy, she was daughter of the late Robert A. and Mabel Calkins Bills and wife of the late Garrett C. Hardick. She had formerly resided on Leonard Avenue in Center Brunswick for many years.
Mrs. Hardick made pockets for shirts at Cluett, Peabody & Company in Troy many years ago.
She was a Past Matron of Bethlehem Star Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, a member of the United Methodist Women and a past member of the Troy Arts Guild. Mrs. Hardick was a life member of Hope United Methodist Church in Eagle Mills, formerly Memorial United Methodist and the Excelsior Society of the church and former treasurer for 10 years.
She is survived by her cousin, Marion B. Cropsey and husband Kenneth of Latham; two nephews, Floyd E. Haber of Stuyvesant and Robert G. Haber of Center Brunswick and a special friend, Shirley Peckham of Latham. She was predeceased by a sister Martha Vose.
Funeral service will be held Friday at 1:00pm from the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. corner of Pawling at Maple Avenues in Troy with Rev. John G. Rhinesmith, Pastor Emeritus of Hope United Methodist Church, officiating. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 12-1pm prior to the service. Interment Hudson View Cemetery in Mechanicville.
Contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Hardick to Hope United Methodist Church 566 Brunswick Road Troy, NY 12180.