James Edward Hardy departed this earthly life on May 20, 2022 in Yonkers,
New York. James was the son of Annie Mae Hardy Dessesow and Clinton
Boone who both preceded him in death. He was born in Bertie County, North
Carolina on March 17, 1952.
At a very early age James' family moved to North Tarrytown, New York. His
formal school education began when his family moved to Yonkers, NY and he
attended Yonkers Public School District. After graduating high school James
Edward enrolled in Mercy College.
James worked in North Tarrytown [now Sleepy Hollow] at Mallory Battery
James Edward loved being with his family, especially at family reunions. He
also enjoyed having Sunday and holiday dinners with his Aunt Hazel and her family.
James Edward was preceded in death by his older sister Linda Adams of
Washington DC. He Leaves to cherish his loving memory three nieces, China,
Carmelita and Camillia of Maryland; four Aunts, Ernestine Baskerville of
Baltimore, MD, Hazel Anderson of Yonkers, NY, Elizabeth Brooks of
Washington, DC, and Edna Warren of Elmsford, NY; a host of cousins and
A special smile a special face,
In our hearts a special place.
Memories are a gift to treasure,
Ours of you will last forever.