Deborah R. Hardy

October 26th, 1952 - March 11th, 2018

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          Deborah Ruth Hardy passed away at St. Vincent’s Hospital ICU on Sunday March 11th 2018.  Debbie was born on October 26, 1952, The daughter of the late Harry D. and Emilie Bauschard Hardy. She was also predeceased by her sister Beverly E Hardy. 

          She is survived by her beloved family, sister Barbara H Azari, brother-in-law Khody Azari, and she had a special bond with her niece, Amelia Azari.  She is also survived by three close friends, many friends and cousins.  She was devoted to her cat Eppie, whom she loved and adored with all her heart. 

          Debbie was a graduate of Academy high school and Mercyhurst College as a registered nurse. She worked at St. Vincent Hospital for 45 years in various positions most recently working part-time as a coder, through January 2018. 

          Debbie was conscientious, dependable, kind and considerate. She enjoyed drives to the countryside and around the peninsula, always taking the time to stop and watch the birds and small animals.  Her love of nature was portrayed in her many expert embroidery and cross-stitch pieces.  She was conscientious and diligent in all that she did, whether work or pleasure.  She will be forever missed by her friends and family. 

          Friends may call on Thursday, March 15, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday, March 16, 2018 from 11 a.m. until the time of a service at 12 noon with Rev. Travis Schmidt, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, officiating at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, Pine Avenue Branch, 845 East 38th St. 

          Memorials may be made to Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary, 5439 West Lake Rd., Erie, PA  16505.Condolences may be expressed at