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October 7, 1938 — February 11, 2023

Ulysses, PA

Donald E. HACKMAN, 84, of Ulysses, PA, died Saturday, February 11, 2023 in his home.  


Born October 7, 1938, in Bethlehem, he was the son of Paul and Mary Keeler Hackman.  On June 22, 1985, in Galeton, he married the former Patricia A. Freeman Emmick, who predeceased him on October 4, 2021.  He was employed by the Carpenter’s Union and worked as a self-employed carpenter.  An outdoorsman, he loved hunting, fishing, and camping.  


Surviving are:  five step-children, Michael Emmick of Wellsboro, Donald Emmick of Nelson, Donna (Vincent Monks) Emmick of Wellsboro, Bruce (Shannon) Emmick of Ulysses, and Ben (Candy) Emmick of Ulysses;  eight grandchildren;  several great-grandchildren;  three sisters, Elaine Stevens of Houston, TX, Louise (Norman) Yons of Coopersburg, and Linda (John) Culpepper of Allentown;  lifelong friend, George Heiserman of Zionsville;  nieces and nephews.  In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by three brothers, Floyd Hackman, Robert Hackman, and Leonard Hackman;  a step-daughter, Brenda Bowen;  three grandsons, Michael L. Emmick, Jr., Dennis Emmick, and Jesse Adams;  and two step-daughters-in-law, Carol Emmick and Debra Emmick.  


Services will be private.  Burial will be in Niles Valley Cemetery, Middlebury Center.  


Memorials may be made to Goodyear Hose Co., Galeton, 16922 or Tri-Town Volunteer Fire Co., Ulysses, PA 16948.  


Arrangements are entrusted to Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA.  Online condolences may be expressed at  

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