Delores L. Hackenberg

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 9 April 2021 at 8:39 pm

MEDINA – Delores L. Hackenberg of Medina entered into rest on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at the Medina Memorial Hospital. She was born August 21, 1926 in the Town of Gaines, a daughter of the late Sumner and Thelma (Payne) Sanford.

She married Jay William Hackenberg in November of 1946. Mrs. Hackenberg was an active parishioner of St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in Medina. She worked for General Electric for many years. Later in life, she was a TWIG volunteer at Medina Memorial and also belonged to the Senior Citizens of Western Orleans. Mrs. Hackenberg enjoyed golfing, playing bingo and cards.

Survivors include her sister, Betty Christopher; several nieces and nephews; and special neighbors, Cat and Scott Parker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jay Hackenberg in 1989; daughter, Marsha Shaw in 2018; and siblings, Florence Chase, Donald Sanford, Helen Maynard, Robert Sanford, Dorothy Frank and William Sanford.

Visitation will be held on Friday, April 16th, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina, NY 14103. Her funeral service will be on Saturday, April 17th, at 10 a.m. at St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1355 West Ave., Medina. Masks and social distancing will be mandatory at both locations.

Interment in Mount Albion Cemetery, Albion. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, or to a charity of one’s choice. Share memories and condolences at