Port Allegany - James M. “Mike” Hardes, 70, of Port Allegany, died Monday (October 12, 2020) at Snyder Memorial Health Care Center, Marienville, PA.
He was born Nov. 26, 1949 in Coudersport, a son of Ward C. and Katherine M. Franke Hardes. On Sept. 7, 1972, in Port Allegany, PA, he married Linda Kelly, who survives.
Mike was a 1967 graduate of Port Allegany and attended Williamsport Tech for mechanics.
Mike was a journeyman machine operator for St. Gobain in Port Allegany for 33 years.
He was a member of the Port Allegany VFW Frank Burt Post #6391 and American Legion Post #258, was a member of the Port Allegany Honor Guard, The NRA, and was a Deacon and a trustee at the Port Allegany Alliance Church.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by:
One daughter: Leslie (Tom) Troupe
One son: Joe (Brittney Wood) Hardes of Port Allegany
Grandchildren: Abby Troupe, Joshua Hardes and Molly Hardes
And many nieces and nephews and cousins
In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by one brother, Terry J. Hardes.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, visitation and funeral services will be held privately with the family.
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Port Allegany.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Friends and family are invited to a funeral luncheon to be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 at the Veterans Memorial Home, Route 155 South, Port Allegany, PA.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Port Allegany.