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2014-02-05 / Obituaries

Martin H. Hardick, VP of operations, HSBC


Hardick Hardick Martin H. Hardick, 78, of Kenmore, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014.

Mr. Hardick was born in Buffalo to Albert and Catherine (nee Senn). He grew up in Kenmore, attending St. Paul’s Elementary School and St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute.

In October 1956, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, where he was a radio operator until his honorable discharge in October 1958.

After serving in the military, he went to work for Marine Midland Bank as a teller where he remained for 45 years until his retirement as vice president of operations. The bank had by then become HSBC.

In 1960, he married Jacqueline Schmidt, and they settled in Kenmore to raise their family.

Mr. Hardick was an active member of St. Paul’s Church where he taught in the religious education program and was an active leader in the Legion of Mary group. He was in daily attendance at Eucharistic Adoration at St. Paul’s.

He was known for his attachment to his Siberian huskies, seen throughout Kenmore traveling with him in his car.

Mr. Hardick is survived by his wife of 53 years; two daughters, Ann Taylor and Mary Militello; three sons, Patrick, John and Michael; 12 grandchildren; and a twin sister, Mary Morris.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Feb. 3 from St. Paul’s Church, with arrangements by D. Lawrence Ginnane Funeral Home.

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