Rev Hardy Worden  19242019 avis de deces  NecroCanada

Rev Hardy Worden 19242019

Rev. Hardy Worden
Rev. Hardy Ronald Worden, 95, of Riverview went to be with
his Lord and Saviour on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Monarch Hall,
Parkland, Riverview. Born in Meductic, NB, he was the oldest son of
the late Howard and Helen (Johnson) Worden.
As a young man he made a decision to receive Jesus Christ as
his Lord and Saviour and was later baptized in the St. John River.
Motivated by the love of his country, Hardy enlisted in the Canadian
Army in 1942 when he turned 18 and served as a gunner with the
8th Field Artillery in Italy and North West
Europe. In 2005 Hardy received a Certificate of Appreciation for
exceptional service rendered to Canada from Gen. Rick Hillier for
volunteering to participate in chemical warfare experiments in 1942.
Following the war he felt the call to Christian service and enrolled
in Tyndale College (Toronto Bible College) graduating in 1950.
Hardy was ordained in South Rawdon in 1964 after completing
his studies at Acadia Divinity College. Hardy was a true man of God
ministering in several New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward
Island churches for over 50 years. During these years, Hardy pastored
two fields of five churches, was involved in missionary conferences,
evangelistic campaigns, camp chief at Bible camps and was a moderator
of the PEI Association. He had the joy of being involved in the
building and dedication of three new houses of worship in Birchy Head,
NS, Timberlea, NS, and Burtts Corner, NB. In 1990, while still
pastoring, Hardy was engaged by Veterans Affairs Canada to act as
chaplain to veterans in the Dr. George L. Dumont Hospital and later in
the Veterans’ Health Center, retiring in
Highlights of his ministry were the outdoor baptisms held on
the shores of the Atlantic Ocean and Northumberland Strait where
Pastor Worden led new believers in following their Lord’s
example. He also took great joy in officiating at all three of his
children’s weddings. Hardy’s passion was hockey
and he was a life-long faithful supporter of the Toronto Maple
He will be deeply missed by his cherished children, Margaret
(Bill) McGrath, Upper Kennetcook, NS; Karla (Larry) Kelly, Weymouth
North, NS and Timothy (Janice) Worden, Riverview; his nine treasured
grandchildren and seven precious great-grandchildren; brother Vallis,
Long Creek, NB and several nieces and nephews. Hardy was predeceased
by his devoted and loving wife, Dorothy of 66 years; and brothers
Walter and Douglas.
During the many years that Hardy served the Lord and his
people, he was lovingly supported by his loyal and faithful companion,
Dorothy. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather
and great grandfather whose teachings and memories will live
on in the hearts of his family forever. “Safe in the Arms of
The family will be receiving friends and relatives at
Cobb’s Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 330 Whitepine Rd.,
Riverview (869-2007) on Friday, August 2, 2019 from 4 – 6
pm. A funeral service will take place at Gunningsville United Baptist
Church on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 11 am with Rev. Blair Holden
officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. After the
reception, interment will take place in Green Hill Cemetery,
Edgett’s Landing, NB. Donations made to a charity of
one’s choice would be greatly appreciated by the

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Rev Hardy Worden 19242019..

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