Jean Hardman

Obituary of Jean Hardman

HARDMAN, Barbara Jean of Pike Bay and Gordon Township, in her 78th year, passed peacefully with family by her side at Owen Sound Hospital on Saturday, January 20, 2024.  Beloved wife of the late Wilfred Hardman.  Cherished mother of Jamie (Monique Seguin) of Alton, Bill of Bonfield and Cathy (Osiris Rosa Felix) of Thailand.  Much loved grandmother of Michael, Cameron, Bryson, Marshall and Maya.  Dear sister of Irene (Tom) Corman of Pike Bay and sister-in-law of Barry (Linda) Hardman and Linda (Neil) Walker.  Predeceased by parents Lova (nee Cameron) and Stewart Bartman.


Jean and Wilf were the proud owners of Hardman Photo and TV in Gore Bay for more than 25 years.  She was well known for her skill and care in developing photos for many residents and tourists to the Island.  In later years, she split her time between Manitoulin Island and the Bruce Peninsula.  Jean was active in her communities, through United Church groups, volunteer hospice work, playing cards and socializing with friends. She was an avid sewer and her children and grandkids appreciated receiving many of her creations throughout the years.  Jean will be remembered for her selflessness, generosity, faith, kindness and deep love for her family. 

The funeral service will be conducted at the Bethel Missionary Church, 18 Ferndale Road, Lion's Head on Saturday, January 27, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. with visitation 1 hour prior to the service. Guests are welcome to stay after the service for refreshments, music and joyful sharing of memories in Jean's honour. Arrangements entrusted to the GEORGE FUNERAL HOME, LION'S HEAD CHAPEL, Lion's Head.  Interment Gordon Cemetery, Gore Bay.  Expressions of remembrance to the Pike Bay United Church or the Lyons Memorial United Church would be appreciated.  Messages of condolence may be sent to the family through