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Hardy Roe
November 30, 1924 - March 10, 2017
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<div itemprop="description">Hardy Roe, beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away on March 10th, 2017 in Northwood Centre, Halifax. Hardy was born to the late Lloyd and Lila (Hill) Roe on November 30, 1924 in Calgary, Alberta. He spent his childhood years in Calgary. At the age of 17 he enlisted in the Armed Forces and served during WW11. Following his time in the Forces he went on to the University of Alberta, Edmonton, achieving a degree in Commerce. He then went to work as an auditor for the federal government. While working in Calgary he met his late wife Marion and they formed a loving partnership of 59 years. Their three children Alison (Barry Smith), Joanne (Neil Whyte) and Robert were all born in Winnipeg and many happy family years were spent there before moving to Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1969. A home in Wedgewood Park was to be their residence for the next 42 years. They were overjoyed to become grandparents to Bryan (Danielle) and Erin (Matt). Hardy retired from the federal government in 1979. He became very active with Rockingham United Church and considered many of the church members to be like extended family. <br>Hardy and Marion moved to Parkland (Aberdeen Hall) in Clayton Park in August, 2011. After Marion’s passing in 2012, Hardy moved in to Northwood Centre and 8C was to become his home for the next 4½ years. His family will be forever grateful to the wonderful staff on 8C for their compassion and dedicated care. You are a very special group of people. <br>Hardy’s Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, March 20th at 2 pm at Rockingham United Church on Flamingo Dr. in Halifax. A reception will follow in the church hall. <br>Donations in Hardy’s memory may be made to Rockingham United Church or the Alzheimer’s Society of Nova Scotia. Online condolences can be sent to: Sackville Chapel. <br> <br> <br></div>