Cheryl Lynn Hardy, 65


Cheryl Lynn Hardy, 65, died of health issues on Jan. 7, 2021, at UPMC Hamot.

She was born Jan. 26, 1955, in San Diego, California, the daughter of Robert L. and Carol (Crosby) Burch.

Cheryl graduated from Eisenhower Middle-High School, class of 1973. Following graduation, she married William Newark Jr., having two children, divorced William in 1978 and remarried in 1981 to Ronald Hardy, having one child together and celebrating 39 years of marriage.

She worked as a Nursing Aide at Fenton Park, Jamestown, N.Y., and Warren Manor, Warren, Pa., for most of her time, until retiring in 2005. 

She started working part time through Senior Helpers home health care in 2017 to 2021. She was a Christian of God attending Bear Lake Methodist Church and the The Church of Bear Lake. 

She enjoyed life by spending it with family and friends and was a very outgoing, funny, loving and caring woman. She enjoyed doing more for others than herself.

In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by two grandchildren, Shannon and Tierra. 

Surviving in addition to her husband, Ronald Hardy, are two sons, Derick Hardy of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Robert Newark and partner, Kathy of Corry, Pa.; two daughters, Tina Skinner and husband Kent, of Bear Lake, Pa., and Jennifer Hardy of Columbus, Pa; three sisters, Pat Ross and husband, Dave of Corry, Pa., Diana Reaugh of Chandlers Valley, Pa., Sharon Burch of Bear Lake, Pa.; one brother, Jeffrey Burch of Corry, Pa.; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

All memorial donations can be made to Bear Lake Fire Hall.