Glenn “Harvey” Audrey Hardwick, age 59 of Waterbury, passed away suddenly at his home on Tuesday, February 9th, 2021. He was a loving father, brother, uncle, and friend.
Glenn was born on February 20th, 1961 in Waterbury, the son of late Donald and Murlyn (Beck) Hardwick. Glenn was raised in Waterbury and was a graduate of Holy Cross High School (1979) and University of Rhode Island (19830 where he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity.
Glenn spent his life working as a plumber, just as his father and grandfather. Glenn loved hiking, fishing, all animals, and being outdoors; he always found peace in nature. He loved spending time in Rangeley, Maine where he went as often as he was able to. Glenn loved to spend time with his friends and family; especially his children. He was an amazing father who adored his children and their fiancées.
Glenn leaves behind a host of loved ones. He is survived by his daughter Sydney Hardwick and her fiancée Amanda Bugnacki of Oakville and his son Jerome Hardwick and his fiancée Faith Healy of Morris. His brothers Bruce Hardwick, Donald Hardwick Jr. and his wife Judy Hardwick all of Watertown. His nephews Tom Hardwick of Watertown, Jeff Wilcox of Waterbury, and Steve Wilcox and his wife Jackie Wilcox of Naugatuck. Nieces Tammy Champagne of Waterbury, Jayme Champagne of Barton, VT, and Michelle (Wilcox) Russo and her husband George of Duxbury, MA, as well as many great nieces and nephews. Glenn also leaves behind his ex-wife, Arlene Houle, his two life-long best friends Chris Seymour of Watertown and Mary (Croke) Woods of Waterbury, and his beloved dog, Misty.
He was predeceased by his parents Donald and Murlyn Hardwick, his sisters Gayle Hardwick and Claudia Champagne, his brother Doug Hardwick, and his nephews Michael Champagne and Donald “Einnod” Hardwick III.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial Contributions in Glenn’s name can be made to: White Memorial Conservation Center, PO Box 368, Litchfield, CT 06759 (please write “donation” in the subject line of your check). Please attach a note stating you are making a contribution in the memorial of Glenn Hardwick.