Helen R. Hackman, 86

November 15, 2016

Helen R. Hackman, 86, of Lancaster passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Rosa (Sauer) Ernst. She was the wife of the late Clair P. Hackman.

She was a 1948 graduate of Lancaster Catholic High School.

Helen was a supervisor of the telephone operators at Armstrong World Industries, retiring after 37 years of service.

She was a member of St. Philips Catholic Church and she also belonged to the Blessed Mother Rosary Society and the Guys & Dolls Club at St. Philips.

Helen is survived by two daughters, Diane Hall (Vincent) and Norma Heberling (Rory); seven grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren and one niece and nephew. She was preceded in death by a sister, Marianne Montgomery.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11AM on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 119 S. Prince St, Lancaster, PA. Interment in St. Joseph’s New Catholic Cemetery. Family and friends will be received from 10:15AM-11AM at the church on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Helen’s memory to Hospice & Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

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April 17, 2018

I am so sorry to hear that your Mom passed away.  I will never forget her sense of humor and her kindness.  Diane and Norman, I am praying that you you believe that she is in a better place.  Love You all…
Kim Frry 

November 19, 2016

We are so sorry to hear about Aunt Helen. You will be in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. Knowing that she is in heaven and there will be no more suffering may help during this difficult time! ??
With love and sympathy, Paul and Kathy Speitel and family.   

November 16, 2016

Love and prayers to your family. In the Miller family, we knew Helen as a happy, fun and sweet lady. An extraordinary rememberance was the time Helen joined us at a Band Competition at Hershey Stadium. As we shivered in freezing temperatures, wrapped in blankets,on the bleachers, Helen helped us to cheer Penn Manor High school to a first place victory. Thank you Helen for this great memory. The Miller’s will always remember you fondly.
Les Miller
Pat Miller 
Kristin Taranath
Eric Miller

November 16, 2016

So sorry to hear of Helens passing, she was a lovely lady and good neighbor.   Ann Reinfried

Saturday, November 19, 2016
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Lancaster, PA
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