Robert F. ‘Bob’ Hackman, 72, WHS grad, Case NH worker, enjoyed nature, gardening, and travel

By on January 9, 2019

Robert F. “Bob” Hackman, 72, of Lititz went into the arms of his Lord on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018 at Lancaster General Hospital.

Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Richard and Elizabeth (Forney) Hackman. He married the love of his life, Janice M. (Breneman) Hackman, on June 26, 1970, and shared over 48 years of marriage.

Bob was a 1964 graduate of Warwick High School and later attended HACC. He worked as a quality assurance manager at Case New Holland for several years and participated in the training program there.

He was a faithful member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Lititz.

Bob loved nature and gardening. He passed through all the time zones in the world and traveled extensively throughout the world including Antarctica and the Arctic where he took part in Operation Deep Freeze while serving in the US Navy. He also enjoyed numerous trips to the Caribbean with his wife, Janice.

In addition to his wife: Janice; he is survived by a son: Andrew R. Hackman, husband of Kristen of Macungie. Also surviving are two grandchildren: Alyssa and Blake Hackman; and his brother: Richard F. Hackman, husband of Bonnie of Lititz.

He was preceded in death by his daughter: Amy Lynn Hackman-Rupp; and a sister: Betty Lou Williams.

A memorial service was held Jan. 5 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Lititz. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bob’s memory may be made to the Amy L. Hackman-Rupp Scholarship Fund, c/o Fulton Bank, 3630 Rothsville Road, Ephrata, PA 17522.

To send an online condolence, visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Arrangements were entrusted to Spacht-Snyder Family Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz.

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