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Armand M. Nardi
OTEGO — Armand M. Nardi, 51, formerly of Colts Neck, N.J., and most recently of Otego, passed away suddenly on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.
He was born on Aug. 10, 1963, in Dover, N.J., the son of Armand J. and Patricia (Holder) Nardi. Armand grew up in Colts Neck, N.J., and attended the Pennington School in Pennington, N.J. He then went on to attend Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pa., following his graduation from Pennington.
After graduating from Lycoming, Armand worked with the FBI on the team that prosecuted Oliver North. He then transitioned into newspapering.
Armand pursued a career in publishing, managing several newspapers as the publisher, including The Winter Haven News Chief in Florida, The Gainesville Daily Register in Texas, and The Daily Star and Cooperstown Crier in New York. He was a current employee of HIBU Inc., a website publishing firm. Armand enjoyed the creativity of designing interesting websites.
Armand is a past member of several boards in the area, and was a current member of the board of the Harris Memorial Library in Otego. He was a member of the Greater Oneonta Historical Society.
In his free time, Armand loved being in the great outdoors. He was an avid hiker. He enjoyed camping and spelunking with friends and family.
He will be sorely missed by all of his family and his friends.
Armand is survived by his beloved wife, Cathy Nardi, and his son, Armand Charles Nardi, both of Otego; his parents, Armand and Patricia Nardi of Colts Neck, N.J.; his sister, Ellen Hart and her husband, Kevin of Herndon, Va.; his brother, Craig Nardi and his wife, Cheryl of Cary, N.C. and his nieces and nephew.
Friends and family may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at the Bookhout Funeral Home, 34 River St., Otego, at which time his family will be receiving guests.
A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at the Colts Neck Reformed Church, 72 County Road 537, in Colts Neck, N.J.
In lieu of flowers, Armand’s family requests that you kindly consider making a donation in his memory to the Colts Neck Reformed Church Memorial Fund, 72 County Road 537, Colts Neck, NJ 07722 or to the Harris Memorial Library, 659 Main St., Otego, NY 13825 or just simply do a kind deed for someone to honor his memory.
To light a candle or to send an online condolence to his family, please visit the funeral home website www.bookhoutfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Bookhout Funeral Home, Otego.
Published on  October 23, 2014
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