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Theresa "Louise" Hardnock

January 1, 1929 ~ December 5, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old

Theresa Hardnock Obituary


Theresa "Louise" Hardnock, 94, a former resident of Ashland, passed away Tuesday at Providence Place, Pottsville, where she resided the past six years.

Born Jan. 1, 1929, to Joseph and Margaret (O'Garrah) Brecker, she was the last remaining member of her immediate family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo G. Hardnock Jr., who celebrated 64 years of marriage together.

Louise graduated from Ashland Area High School, Class of 1947.

She previously worked for Waldners Lumber Co., Ashland; Oxford Dress Co., Shamokin; Dee Fashions, Centralia; and was a secretary for Father Thomas Horan at Holy Rosary Church, Mahanoy Plane.

She was a past member of Friends of St. Joseph, St. Ann's Guild; Catholic Daughters of America as regent and treasurer; plus past president and treasurer of Elks Ladies Auxiliary Ashland Lodge.

Their pet dogs were family to them and they were avid Penn State and Phillies fans.

Louise was preceded in death by sister, Margaret (Robert) Yarnell; sister, Dolores (Edward aka "Mickey") Welsh; and brother-in-law, Raymond and his wife, Catherine Hardnock.

Surviving are sister-in-law, Joan Ryan, Harrisburg; brother-in-law, Ronald Hardnock and wife, Karen, Baltimore; several nieces and nephews and families.

The family would like to extend a Thank You to all the staff of Providence Place, Pottsville; Amedisys Hospice of Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem; St. Patrick's Church, Pottsville; and all priests, chaplains and deacons for all the special care given to our aunt during her final days. God Bless All Of You!

A viewing for family and friends will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 1115 Walnut St., Ashland. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the church, with the Rev. Giuseppe C. Esposito officiating. Burial will follow services in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Fountain Springs.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to her parish church, St. Charles Borromeo, 1115 Walnut St., Ashland, PA 17921, or to Washington Fire Company Community Ambulance Inc., 1309 Centre St., Ashland, PA 17921.

Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home Inc., 901 Centre St., Ashland, has been entrusted with the arrangements. 

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December 9, 2023

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Charles Borromeo
1115 Walnut Street
Ashland, PA 17921

Mass of Christian Burial
December 9, 2023

10:30 AM
St. Charles Borromeo
1115 Walnut Street
Ashland, PA 17921

December 9, 2023

12:00 PM
St. Joseph Cemetery-Fountain Springs
0 West St
Ashland, PA 17921


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