Mary E. Hardiman, 81, of Princeton, passed away on Monday, July 4, 2016 at Deaconess Gateway in Newburgh.

She was born September 27, 1934 in Princeton, IN to Walter Stewart and Thelma (Crowe) Stewart.

She was a housewife and had lived here all of her life. She was a member of the St. Paul’s Missionary Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Howard “Bo” Hardiman; 5 children, Elizabeth “Libby” (Perry) Jenkins of Princeton, Darlene (Larry) Neikirk ofLancaster, IL, Donna (Kenny) Greer of Princeton, IN, Carol (Jack) Owens of Princeton, IN, and Teresa (Robert) Palmer of Sedalia, KY; sisters, Gloria Portee of Princeton, and Debra Swope of New Jersey; 18 grandchildren, 47 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her father, Walter Stewart and her mother Thelma (Crowe) Speed.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM on Thursday, July7, 2016 at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Rev. Floyd Edwards officiating. Burial will be in the Sand Hill Cemetery in Princeton. Visitation will be from 12 until 2 PM on Thursday at the Colvin Funeral Home.