Edward "Newt" F. MacHardy, of East Bridgewater, passed away on March 26, 2021, at the age of 65. He was the son of the late Mary (Staples) and Francis MacHardy. Edward was born and raised in West Bridgewater. After graduating from high school, he went on to begin his lifelong career in the automotive industry. Edward was a funny, witty guy. He was intelligent but also had a wild side to him. Edward loved all music - especially Blues and enjoyed going on canoe trips with his friends. Edward was the brother of the late Donald MacHardy of West Bridgewater and brother-in-law of Debora Beals of Bridgwater. Uncle of Heather Daveiga of West Bridgwater, Heidi Swarce of Taunton, and Timothy MacHardy of Whitman. Edward is also survived by his loving girlfriend, Clara Reno of Whitman, his former wife, Sheryl Resnick, and many great friends. Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, April 3, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Prophett-Chapman Cole & Gleason Funeral Home in East Bridgewater, 35 Spring St. Burial will take place immediately following at the Union Cemetery located on Pleasant St. in East Bridgewater. Prophett-Chapman Cole & Gleason 508-697-4332
Published in Journal-News Independent from Apr. 1 to Apr. 9, 2021.