Richard J. Hacker, 73, of Hellertown, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2023 at the VNA Hospice of St. Luke’s, Lower Saucon Twp. He is the husband of M. Dawn (Martin) Hacker. Richard was born in Hellertown on March 4, 1950 to the late Julius and Marie Hacker. Dick was a Sheet Metal Worker for Local 19 for 40 years until his retirement. Richard also was a bus driver at the SV School District. He is a member of First United Church of Christ, Hellertown, served on its consistory, Tuesday Work Group, Dart Baseball Team; Life Member of the former Beethoven Waldheim and Dewey Fire Company. Dick truly enjoyed fishing and hunting.
In addition to his loving wife of 40 years, Dick is also survived by his daughters: Kelly M. Emmen of Reeders, Jill L. (John) Long of Downingtown. Predeceased by sisters: Doris, Marie.
Family and friends are invited to a visitation from 11 a.m. – 12 noon Thursday November 16, 2023 at First UCC, 501 Northampton St. Hellertown followed by the service at 12 p.m. A funeral repast will be held at the New Fellowship Hall at the Church, immediately following the service. To share an expression of sympathy with this family, please visit www.heintzelmancares.com. Arrangements are by the Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc. – Hellertown.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Richard’s name to the First UCC and or the American Cancer Society.
Published by Morning Call on Nov. 16, 2023.