Mr. Russell N.
Hardman, 86, of Friends Creek Road, Emmitsburg, died
Saturday, March 5, at Waynesboro Hospital, Waynesboro,
Pa. He was the husband of Clara Brown Hardman, his wife
of 53 years.
Born Oct. 30, 1913, in
Emmitsburg, he was a son of the late Clarence and Ida
Turner Hardman. Mr. Hardman was a self-employed carpenter
in housing construction, building numerous log homes in
the area. Prior to entering military service he had
worked at various saw mills in the area.
He was a veteran of World
War II, serving in the U.S. Army from September 1941 to
October 1945, in Battery C, 736th Field Artillery
Battalion, and in Co. B, 386th Military Police Service
Battalion. While in service, he was stationed in the
Hawaiian islands after the attack on Pearl Harbor,
Scotland, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and
He received numerous
medals including Good Conduct Medal, American Defense
Service Ribbon, African-Middle Eastern Service Ribbon,
Asiatic Pacific and European Theater Service Medals.
Surviving in addition to
his wife are one son, James Hardman and wife Beverly of
Friends Creek; one granddaughter, Nancy Hardman of
Friends Creek ;and two uncles. Mr. Hardman was preceded
in death by one grandson, Jamie Hardman.
Funeral services and
interment were private with the Rev Susan Haas Yatta
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