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John Burton Hardy

March 17, 1934 ~ January 1, 2017

Kaplan—A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church honoring the life of John Burton Hardy, 82, who died Sunday, January 1, 2017 at his residence. He will be laid to rest at Kaplan Cemetery with Reverend Mark Miley officiating the services.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary Faye Trahan Hardy; two daughters, Karen Hardy of Lafayette and Cheryl Frederick and husband Randy of Lake Charles; two sons, Duane Hardy and wife Susan of Baton Rouge and Chad Hardy and wife Toni of Gonzales; eight grandchildren, Nicholas Frederick and wife Rebecca of Marietta, GA, Jennifer Frederick Quebedeaux and husband Cory of Lake Charles, Andre Frederick and wife Elyse of Lafayette, Leslie Howton of Lafayette, Clinton Hardy of Gonzales, Taylor Hardy of Gonzales, Grant Hardy of Baton Rouge, and Gabe Hardy of Baton Rouge; four great grandchildren, Blake and Lucas Quebedeaux and Aubrey and Elle Frederick; his brothers-in-law, Dr. Edward Villemez Jr. and wife Lil of Alexandria and Loudride Trahan of Kaplan; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Isaac Hardy and the former Edolie Vincent; and his sister, Jane Hardy Villemez.

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All funeral arrangements are being conducted by Vincent Funeral Home of Kaplan, La.


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