Blaine E. Hackenberg

Blaine E. Hackenberg, 59, of Lewistown, passed away at 4:25 a.m., Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.

Born Oct. 25, 1958, in Lewisburg, he was the son of the late William Hackenberg and Kathyrn (Smith) Mader, of Milton, who survives.

In addition to his mother, Blaine is survived by: his wife, Wendy (Olmstead) Hackenberg; children, Chris Hackenberg, of Lewistown, and Brett Hackenberg and companion, Sue Snook, of Belleville; grandson, Pierson Treece; a sister, Brenda Dickerson and husband, Jeff, of Marietta, Ga.; and stepsister, Susan Sports, of Philadelphia.

He graduated from West Snyder High School.

Blaine was a very hard-working man with a strong work ethic. He was employed by Empire Kosher Poultry as a machine operator and delivered newspapers for The Sentinel for 27 years. He also mowed lawns for people.

He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandson. He enjoyed going on picnics and watching golf.

A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, July 22, 2018, at Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown.

A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m., Monday, July 23, 2018, at the funeral home, with Pastor Randy Traxler officiating.

Interment will take place at Mt. Rock Cemetery, Lewistown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Blaine’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1375 Martin St., Suite 206, State College, PA 16803.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.hellerhoenstine