Kim Hardwick/Honor, 50, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 15, 2019. Kim was born on March 14, 1969 to parents, Iris Ryan and Donald Hardwick. Kim married the love of her life, Chris Honor, on March 29, 2002. Kim was a devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend who will be remembered for her endless kindness, loving heart, and positivity. Kim is survived by her husband Chris, her four children; Emma, Hannah, Korrey and Jourdan, her siblings, Donna and Donald Jr. and her parents, Iris Ryan and Susan Hardwick. She is predeceased by her father, Donald Hardwick. Kim was a go-getter. She was known to go after what she wanted and worked hard to manifest a variety of amazing experiences to ensure she was living her best life everyday. Kim was extremely passionate about her work in education; She inspired many and brought life and fun to the classroom. Kim is also known for her dedication in working with the organization, LEAP, which works to expand educational opportunities through literacy and school improvement. Kim also had a vivacious spirit which was matched by her compassion for others that often brought people together, specifically for karaoke. Kim was fiercely independent and strong and was a role model for many. Kim loved everything she did, but nothing was more important to her than her family. As a mother, she was empowering and she gave everything she had to her girls and her husband. Kim worked to be a positive person and believed in the power of the universe. Oprah Winfrey once said, 'The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.' and Kim certainly tried her best to live the life of her dreams as much as possible.In lieu of flowers, in honor of Kim, please make a donation to LEAP (Literacy Empowerment Action Project) for Ghana by visiting leapglobal.org. After making your donation in honor of Kim please send her name to Dmandella@optonline.net . Visitation will be Friday, 2-5 & 7-9 with a funeral service at 8pm

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  1. My dear friend.. I will always be grateful for meeting you and the time that we spent together in GC. Your infectious smile, laugh and extreme kindness will always be remembered. I extend my sympathy to your family. You will be missed. 💔💔

  2. To the family of Kim, you don’t know me. I remember when Kim and her family moved to 76th street she was just a kid in Ozone Park. I lived 2nd house from the corner. I’m so sorry for your lost.

  3. My most sincere condolences to Kim’s family and her school family. I met Kim at JHS 210 when we were in the 7th grade and went on to attended Lane together. Although we lost touch after HS, I can see that her fiery spirit has served her and hundreds of children and their families well. A life well lived, but very sadly, all too short. May God help comfort you all in this difficult time. Thinking of you, wishing you hope in the midst of sorrow, comfort in the midst of pain.

  4. It is with the deepest sorrow that I offer my condolences to Kim’s family. I will remember Kim as a gracious and effervescent educator whose smile always radiated and lit up a room. May her memory live on in everyone’s heart.

  5. My deepest condolences to Ms Hardwicks Husband, daughters and family. She has a great smile and great teacher when I was a student at Copiague High School.

  6. Sending my deepest condolences to Mrs. Hardwick’s family, her school community, and all those affected by her great leadership and kindness. My deepest condolences to Mrs. Donna Mandella, our AP at Brook Avenue School.

  7. Deepest condolences to Chris, Emma, Hannah, Korrey, Jourdan and family. We didn’t know Kim, but from the obituary we are sure she was a loving and caring person. Chris be strong for yourself and family.

  8. The world has lost an amazing woman. Thank you for all the positivity you brought to everyone you met. You will be missed.

  9. I cannot express how upsetting this is I donΓÇÖt even know how to say what I want other than we have lost a huge ray of sunshine, humor, and beauty. Aunt Kim I will never forget you , no one can. You truly are and were the life of the party, caring, intelligent. I love you so much. I love you and will miss you auntie.

  10. Nothing will ever be the same without you in this world. I will miss so many things but especially your love, your support and your enthusiasm for life…for everything. I love you Kimmy.

  11. Kim, you will be sorely missed. Even though we lost touch over the years, I hold fond memories of you from the 4 years we attended F. K. Lane High School. Social media kept us connected and I was so proud of seeing all the accomplishments you had. Your heart was as big as your infectious smile that would brighten up a room. To the family, my prayers and thoughts are with you all. Heaven gained a new Angel. Rest In Peace Kim.

  12. Sending my deepest heartfelt sorrow to the Honor and Hardwick Family. Words alone cannot express how saddened I am by the loss of Kim. She was a remarkable woman, with a smile that touched many lives. I will forever hold cherish the memories we shared. “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.� – Helen Keller

  13. A bright and shining star has passed from this earth to take her place in the heavens. Such a special, charming lady you grew up to be! There are no words that can make this time easy for any of you, just know how much she loved each and everyone of you. As long as you hold her light in your heart you will never be alone. She will live forever. May you all find comfort and joy in the love you share, though we canΓÇÖt be there with you our prayers and love are. May God give you peace, comfort and love, let KimΓÇÖs life inspire you to let your light shine as hers did. God Bless You all.

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