Lawrence C. Hardisty, 90, a lifelong Amenia, NY resident, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 08, 2022 at Sharon Health Care Center in Sharon, CT. For the past 30 years Larry was a self-employed driver for his private car service. He also worked as an electrician for the Wassaic Developmental Center and Hardisty Electric. For over 13 years he owned and operated Hardisty’s Liquor Store.
Born December 11, 1931 in Amenia, he was the son of the late Harrison and Katherine (Fitzpatrick) Hardisty. He attended Amenia High School and served his country in the 89th Tank Battalion, 25th Armored Division of the United States Army from 1952 to 1954 during the Korean Conflict where he also attended the Kent Commanding School prior to his honorable discharge as a Sergeant. On June 17, 1956 at Immaculate Conception Church in Amenia, he married Mary T. McEnroe. Mrs. Hardisty died in 2018. Larry was a lifelong parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church, a life member of the Millerton Legion Post # 178 and VFW Post # 5444 in Dover Plains.
Larry is survived by his daughter, Laurie C. Hardisty of Amenia and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife, he was also predeceased by his son, Lawrence C. Hardisty, Jr of Amenia and his brother, Harrison “Harry” Hardisty of Pawling, NY.
There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, March 14, 2020 at 10 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church, 4 Lavelle Rd. in Amenia, NY. Rev. Robert K. Wilson will officiate. Interment will follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Amenia with U.S. Military Honors. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wassaic Fire Company, P.O. Box 287, Wassaic, NY 12592 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Blvd. Staten Island, NY 10306. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Scott D. Conklin Funeral Home, 37 Park Avenue, Millerton, NY 12546. To send an online condolence to the family, please visit www.conklinfuneralhome.com