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William H. HACKETT
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In memory of
William H. HACKETT
HACKETT, William H. William H. Hackett, 95, passed away on March 18, 2015. Born in Yonkers, New York, son of the late James and Florence Hackett; he previously lived in Madison, New Jersey and Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania, before moving to Florida in 1990. A graduate of St. John's University, Brooklyn, New York; he retired in 1985 as Vice President and Corporate Secretary of Mutual of America Life Insurance Company. He had also served as Director of Mutual of America Investment Corporation. He was a Chartered Life Underwriter, a Fellow of the Life Management Institute and a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter. He was a former Director of Big Bass Lake Community Association in Gouldsboro, and a former Director of The Hammocks at River Bridge Homeowner's Association in West Palm Beach. During World War II he served with the Army Security Agency of the Signal Corps as a Technical Sergeant attached to the Military District of Washington, DC. He was a member of Saint Matthew Church in Lake Worth, Florida; active in various parish ministries, and a member of the Saint Vincent De Paul Society. He was a charter member and Financial Secretary of Clem Hammerschmitt, Sr. Council 11669 of the Knights of Columbus; and a member of Father Doherty Assembly 0155. William is survived by his loving wife Jenny (nee Goris) of 71 years, son Gerard of Lake Worth, Florida; and daughter Theresa (Harry) Cole of Milltown, New Jersey. Also surviving are 8 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, brothers James of Wantagh, New York; and John of Charlottesville, Virginia, and sister Katherine Warker of Pottstown, Pennsylvania. A visitation will be held at Dorsey E. Earl Smith on Sunday, March 22, 2015 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at St. Matthews Catholic Church on Monday, March 23 at 11:00AM. Donations may be made in his name to St. Matthew's Building Fund 6090 Hypoluxo Rd., Lake Worth, FL 33463-7312. To express condolences and/or make donations: Visit PalmBeachPost.com/obituaries
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In memory of
William H. HACKETT
HACKETT, William H. William H. Hackett, 95, passed away on March 18, 2015. Born in Yonkers, New York, son of the late James and Florence Hackett; he previously lived in Madison, New Jersey and Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania, before moving to Florida in 1990. A graduate of St. John's University, Brooklyn, New York; he retired in 1985 as Vice President and Corporate Secretary of Mutual of America Life Insurance Company. He had also served as Director of Mutual of America Investment Corporation. He was a Chartered Life Underwriter, a Fellow of the Life Management Institute and a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter. He was a former Director of Big Bass Lake Community Association in Gouldsboro, and a former Director of The Hammocks at River Bridge Homeowner's Association in West Palm Beach. During World War II he served with the Army Security Agency of the Signal Corps as a Technical Sergeant attached to the Military District of Washington, DC. He was a member of Saint Matthew Church in Lake Worth, Florida; active in various parish ministries, and a member of the Saint Vincent De Paul Society. He was a charter member and Financial Secretary of Clem Hammerschmitt, Sr. Council 11669 of the Knights of Columbus; and a member of Father Doherty Assembly 0155. William is survived by his loving wife Jenny (nee Goris) of 71 years, son Gerard of Lake Worth, Florida; and daughter Theresa (Harry) Cole of Milltown, New Jersey. Also surviving are 8 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, brothers James of Wantagh, New York; and John of Charlottesville, Virginia, and sister Katherine Warker of Pottstown, Pennsylvania. A visitation will be held at Dorsey E. Earl Smith on Sunday, March 22, 2015 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at St. Matthews Catholic Church on Monday, March 23 at 11:00AM. Donations may be made in his name to St. Matthew's Building Fund 6090 Hypoluxo Rd., Lake Worth, FL 33463-7312. To express condolences and/or make donations: Visit PalmBeachPost.com/obituaries
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3041 Kirk Road
Lake Worth, FL 33461
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