Mark J. Hardiman, 67, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday after complications from recent surgery.
He leaves his loving wife of 38 years, Kathleen A. ( McCartin ) Hardiman. Mark is also survived by his cousin Jeffrey J. Hardiman and his wife Linda and their children John J. and Sarah E. Hardiman of Cranston, several nieces, nephews, relatives and good friends.
Born in Providence he was the son of the late James E. and Agnes V. ( Wood ) Hardiman.
Mark was a history teacher at North Smithfield High School for 30 years until his retirement. He and Kathy thoroughly enjoyed taking several groups of his students on European adventures over the span of his career.
Mark was also a long-time bartender at the Pawtuxet Athletic Club in Cranston as well as serving as Recording Secretary for several years.
A very active and social person, no one loved to tell or laugh at a good joke more than Mark. his infectious laugh will be missed.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday April 17, 2021 at 10:00 am in St. Raymond Catholic Church, 1240 North Main Street, Providence followed by burial in St Ann Cemetery, Cranston
A walk through wake will be held Friday from 5:00-7:00 pm in the Russell J Boyle and Son Funeral Home, 142 Centerville Road, Warwick.
In lieu of flowers donations in Mark’s memory can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org/donate.
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