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Nicholas Ryan Hardegen

1993 ~ 2019 (age 25)

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Funeral Service
June 20, 2019

6:00 PM
Christian Life Assembly Church (Windham Road, Willimantic)

It is with deepest sorrow we announce that Nicholas Ryan Hardegen, 25, a beloved son, brother, family member, and friend passed away unexpectedly on June 13, 2019. Those who knew Nick, even just a little, lost a shining light in their lives. Nick will be greatly missed everyday by his mother Karen Hardegen; father Shawn Hardegen and wife Gail; brother Adam Hardegen; maternal grandparents Mary Ellen and Robert Dyjak; paternal grandmother Sue Hardegen; as well as many aunts, uncles, and close cousins. Nick was passionate about soccer, fishing, playing his guitar, playing sports, the Green Bay Packers, and a real love for animals and dreamed of someday becoming a veterinarian. Nick worked for his father in his construction business.  Prior to that, he worked at Whitcraft LLC as a sheet metal mechanic. A funeral service will be held at Christian Life Assembly Church, 143 Windham Road, Willimantic, CT on June 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm, followed by a celebration of life with family and friends. In memory of Nick’s life, donations can be made to For an online memorial guestbook, please visit


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