FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. — George Daniel Hack II, 87, of 379 Fountains Parkway, Fairview Heights, Ill., formerly of 1 E. Chestnut St., Shamokin, died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in Parkway Gardens Assisted Living Facility after a three-month illness.
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Born in Shamokin, Jan. 15, 1925, he was a son of the late George Daniel and Clara (Moser) Hack.
He was the proprietor of Hack's Hardware Store in Shamokin until 1960. He then worked for PP&L as an electrical salesman and was last employed as a caseworker for Northumberland County Mental Health Department.
On June 19, 1948, in Trinity Lutheran Church, Shamokin, he married the former Mary Maue, who survives.
He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Shamokin Rotary Club and Shamokin Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons.
George was a gunnery instructor for the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.
He was a 1942 graduate of Shamokin High School and a 1948 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, Philadelphia.
Survivors include his wife, at home, and a daughter, Margaret Melion, and her husband, John, of Caseyville, Ill.
He was preceded in death by a son, George Hack III, on Aug. 2, 2007, and two sisters, Katherine Hack Shoop and Marian Hack Barr.
HACK — George Daniel Hack II, 87, of 379 Fountains Parkway, Fairview Heights, Ill., formerly of 1 E. Chestnut St., Shamokin. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Farrow Funeral Home, Sixth and Chestnut streets, Shamokin, with the Rev. David Hauck officiating. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Trevorton Road. Visitation will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Donations may be made to the
, 1420 N. Susquehanna Trail, Selinsgrove 17870, or to the donor's choice of charity.
Published in The News Item from Aug. 4 to Aug. 6, 2012