William A. Hackett

The Brunswick News
March 7, 1915

The funeral of William A. Hackett, who was killed yesterday, will take place this afternoon at 3 o'clock from the family residence near Windsor park. The following gentlemen will act as pallbearers: J.H. Tankersley, H.J. Read, W.H. Berrie, W.E. Porter, A.M. Calder and L. Ludwig.

Mr. Hackett was born in New York in April, 1854, and was therefore 61 years of age. He removed to Brunswick in 1869 and has been engaged in the undertaking business for many years. He is survived by his widow and two children, Guy and William Hackett.

The deceased was a prominent secret order man, being a member of the Knights of Pythias, the Odd Fellows and the Junior Order of the American Mechanics and members of all of these lodges will attend his funeral.

He was a charter member of Rathbone lodge, K. of P. and, and as a tribute of respect, members of his lodge will carry the coffin from the residence to Oak Grove cemetery, where the interment will take place.