George. W. Hardy, Jr. “Joe,” 61, of Chicago Ridge, died Jan. 1 at Palos Hills Extended Care in Palos Hills. Visitation was held at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth on Jan. 4. A funeral Mass was offered at Our Lady of Loretto Church in Hometown on Jan. 5. Interment was held at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth.
Mr. Hardy is survived by his daughter, Joanne Finwall; his mother, Catherine; his sisters, Roseann Ohlson and Darlene Trombino; and four grandchildren.
Mr. Hardy was born in Chicago. He was a truck driver.