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Hyde Park - John C. Hacksteiner, 81, a lifelong local area resident, died at Victory Lake Nursing Center in Hyde Park on Wednesday, November 28, 2012.
Son of the late John B. and Hilda Mackey Hacksteiner, he was born in Highland on April 22, 1931 and attended Highland schools.
He was retired from the Hudson River Psychiatric Center.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Tubbs Hacksteiner; daughter, Deborah Lettieri and husband, Mike; son, Jon M. Hacksteiner and wife, Christine; seven grandchildren, Chelsea, Danielle, Jon C., Michael, Matthew, Braden, and Brandy; sister, Carol Corrado; and several nieces and cousins.
There are no calling hours.
Funeral services will be 10 AM, Friday, November 30th, in the Community Mausoleum Chapel at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery. Entombment will follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Dutchess County SPCA, 636 Violet Ave., Hyde Park, NY 12538.
The family wishes to thank the staff on the second floor of Victory Lake for all the care given to John the past six years.
Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc., Rte. 9, Hyde Park.
To send an online condolence or for directions, please visit www.sweetsfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on Nov. 29, 2012