Rev. Edward W. Hackman

February 06, 1929 ‒ September 02, 2011

Mansfield formerly of Mount Vernon, Ohio

Rev. Edward W. Hackman, age 82, of Mansfield formerly of Mount Vernon passed away on Friday, September 2, 2011 at the Crystal Care Center in Mansfield. He was born on February 6, 1929 in Lebanon, PA, son of the late Samuel and Kathryn (Wise) Hackman.

Rev. Hackman was an ordained Minister of the Church of the Brethren in Christ and the Wesleyan Church. He was a general Evangelist until his retirement in 1991.

Rev. Hackman is survived by his wife, Anna Mae (Penhorwood) Hackman; sons, Paul (Janine) Hackman of Crandall, IN and Ronald (Linda) Hackman of Mount Vernon; a daughter, Lynette Jean Hackman of Mount Vernon; 4 grandchildren, Mrs. Dwayne (Heather) Canter, Mrs. Jennifer King, Alan and Scott Hackman and 7 great grandchildren; sister, Edith Kreider of Lebanon, PA; and a foster sister, Carol Ann Kreider of Palmyra, PA.

In addition to his parents, Rev. Hackman was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth Hackman; his foster parents, Noah and Ruth Kreider; sisters, Sarah Sparkman, Mildred Forry, Marcella Valentino, Margaret Hoffer, and Hilda Hackman; and a half-brother, Lloyd Hackman.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High St., Mount Vernon where a funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 with Rev. Keith Carlisle officiating. Burial will follow in Mound View Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon International in Rev. Hackman’s memory.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Rev. Edward W. Hackman.