HARDY, Jim - Sadly we announce the peaceful passing of Jim Hardy at St. Gabrielís Villa in Chelmsford on Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 at the age of 87 years. Jim was born in Sturgeon Falls in 1931, living his early years in Cache Bay. He worked as a warehouse foreman and in purchasing for INCO. Dear husband of Mary (Lynch) Hardy (predeceased) and Carol (Snelgrove) Hardy of Lively. Loving father of Lee Ann (Garry) Hobson, Beth (Steven) Depatie and Catherine (David) Young and step-father to Laura Betty and Warren Betty. Cherished grandfather of Erin, Jamie, Andrew, Craig, Jeremy, Dylan, Will, Meili and Wyatt and great-grandfather to Blake, Paige and Madelyn. Step-son of Aline Hardy and brother to Larry, Pierre and Mario Hardy. Jim loved Lake Nipissing and his camp on Sandy Island. He spent as much time as possible there. It was his happy place where he had many great times and made lifelong friends. These cherished memories stayed with him even when he could no longer make the journey. Rest in peace dearest soul. A celebration of Jimís life will be held at the Sixth Avenue Golf Course in Lively on Sunday, August 19th, 2018 from 2 Ė 4:30 p.m. Tributes (by cheque) can be made to the Parkinson Support Group of Sudbury. Cremation arrangements in care of SIMPLE WISHES OF THE NORTH (705) 470-7070.