Former San Antonio Mayor Phil Hardberger is at home recovering after being hospitalized earlier this week for a mild heart attack, family members said.
Hardberger’s wife, Linda, and daughter, Amy, told the San Antonio Report that the attorney who served as a popular mayor from 2005 to 2009 spent Monday night in the hospital before returning home Tuesday.
“It was not big; it did not damage the heart very much,” Linda Hardberger said. “They put a stent in, a big long one apparently, and he’s feeling a lot better.”
Linda Hardberger, director and curator of the Tobin Theater Arts Fund, said she and her 86-year-old husband were moving heavy boxes to clean a drain in front of their garage at their Monte Vista home on Sunday.
“He did have a big pain in his chest, but he thought it was over-exertion,” she said, adding that her husband had one previous bypass procedure and a stent installed “quite a…