MASSENA -- Brian Andrew Hardie, 64, of Massena, New York, passed away on August 31, 2023, at Canton-Potsdam Hospital.
Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Phillips Memorial Home 64 Andrews Street Massena, NY.
He was born on May 6, 1959, in Miami, Florida to the late William Andrew Hardie and Kathryn Brice Hardie. Brian Hardie grew up in Key Biscayne, Florida and graduated from Coral Gables high school in 1977.
For 13 years, Brian Hardie served in the United States Army, eight of which were served in the Special Forces. Brian Hardie earned a Bronze Service Star from his two tours in Operation Desert Storm. He worked in many areas of construction; from land development to carpentry to project management, Brian Hardie built a community through his work with local establishments and families.
Brian Hardie is survived by his children, Brian Hardie Jr. of North Port, FL, Justin Hardie of Sarasota, FL, Andrew Hardie of Birmingham, AL, Tyler Carmack, Alyssa Hill, and Zoe Hill of Waddington, NY. His grandchildren, Vivienne Hardie of Sarasota, FL, Jonathan “Johnny” Hardie of North Port, FL; and another grandchild on the way in Waddington, NY.
Brian Hardie is survived by his siblings, Gary Hardie, Patsy Hardie, Mary Ann Brown, Colleen Newcomer, Tricia Trimble, Craig Hardie, Jenifer Hardie, and Scott Hardie. Brian Hardie is also survived by 15 nieces and nephews.
He will be remembered for his generosity and his strong faith in Jesus Christ. Brian Hardie was involved in ministry for many years and impacted many lives through his teachings. Brian’s family has no doubt that he is in heaven with the Lord, and at peace with Jesus Christ.
A funeral service will be held on September 5th at New Brookside Cemetery in Waddington. Friends and family are invited to pay their respects and join in commemorating Brian Hardie's life.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to close friends of Brian Hardie; Jack McAllister and Lynda Clark, for their support during this difficult time.
Brian Andrew Hardie's legacy will continue to live on in the hearts and memories of all those who knew and loved him. Rest in peace.
Family and friends are invited to share online condolences and memories at www.PhillipsMemorial.com