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Careen Melin (Britton) Hardman


Aug. 28, 1962 - Feb. 2, 2018

There will be a graveside service for Careen Melin (Britton) Hardman, 55, at 1PM, Saturday, March 3, at Denmark Cemetery and a 2 p.m. gathering of friends and family at the Langlois Cheese Factory. Please bring food and/or drink to share since this will be a potluck. She passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 in Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Careen was born Aug. 28, 1962 in Coos Bay, to Gordon Britton and Carolyn (Britton) Estes. She spent her youth in Langlois, where she attended Pacific High School. She married Barry Hardman and they lived and raised their children in both Utah and Oregon. She was a talented seamstress and worked many years as a waitress. She enjoyed traveling, camping, and the outdoors. Careen was a loving mother and grandmother and was interested and involved in the lives of her family and friends.

She was a friend to all who knew her. Our lives will be diminished without her presence.

Careen is survived by her husband, Barry Hardman of Pleasant Grove, Utah; two sons and a daughter, Gregory and Shauntae Colledge of Pleasant Grove, Chase Hardman of Coquille, and Chelsey Colledge of Bandon; three grandsons, Brenner, Bridger, and Xander Colledge; her mother, Carolyn (Art) Estes; brothers, David Britton and Jared Estes; her step-mother, Susie Britton; and many extended family.

She was proceeded in death by an infant son, Nathan Bens; her father, Gordon Britton; a brother, Marvin; and sister, Melanie.

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