McHARDY, James Elgin ‘Jim’


May 1, 2017 @ 22:21

Passed away suddenly at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at the age of 66 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Val (nee West) McHardy for 43 years. Proud father of Amanda Huff (James), Dustin McHardy (Jackie) and Jody Tait (Jeff). Cherished papa of Trista, Joe, Wesley, Carter, Olivia and Breya. Devoted son of Hugh and Peg McHardy. Dear brother of Duncan McHardy (Wynne) and Ken McHardy (Emma). Dear son-in-law of the late Jim and Vivi West. Brother-in-law of Cheryl West, Gaye Grant (Gary), Cindy Bumstead (late Brian). Jim will be fondly remembered by all of his nieces, nephews and many friends.

A Celebration of his Life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #429 on Friday, May 5th, 2017, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. with a tribute to Jim beginning at 2:00 p.m. Cremation at River’s Edge Cremation Centre, Sault Ste. Marie.

Memorial donations made to the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation or to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to the P.M. Gilmartin Funeral Home,


  1. Monty MacIntyre

    So very sorry for your loss,our condolence to the family.He was a great guy.

  2. Rick & Darleen Dickson

    We want to send our deepest condolences to everyone. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.

  3. We had many a good time with Jim and Val. Those memories will not be forgotten. Val, Amanda, Jody, Dustin – our hearts are with you. Caroline & Dave