Hannah (Malinski) Hackney (1917 - 2014)

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  • "With deepest sympathy during your time of mourning."
    - Holmes Funeral Home - Manchester
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Hannah (Malinski) Hackney, 96, of South Windsor, formerly of Manchester and Somers, widow of Alexander Hackney, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at her home.

She was born in Somers on Dec. 3, 1917, daughter of Frank and Anna (Buvarsky) Malinski. She was raised in Somers, attended local schools, and had been a resident of Manchester since 1972, moving to South Windsor in 2013. Prior to retiring in 1972, Hannah was employed at the former Hamilton Standard Co. for 25 years. She was the Connecticut State Champion in the Woman's Downhill at Mad River Glen in 1947 and 1948. She was a founding member of the Manchester Area Conference of Churches (MACC), a long-standing member of Church of the Living God, and volunteered within the community in numerous capacities.

Hannah is survived by a stepdaughter, Linda Kaye, and Linda's husband, David, of Avon; several nieces and nephews, and several close friends. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by a stepdaughter, Cynthia; a sister; and three brothers.

A graveside service will be held Monday, July 21, at 11 a.m. in the East Cemetery (Section 16-D Harrison), at the corner of Harrison and Bissell streets in Manchester.

There are no calling hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to Church of the Living God Building Fund, 199 Deming St., Manchester, CT 06042.

The Holmes Funeral Home in Manchester has care of arrangements.

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Published in Journal Inquirer from July 19 to July 23, 2014
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