Robert Hackett, 81


Westborough – Robert Hackett, 81, died Monday July 20, 2009, at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center. He was the husband of the late Dorothy R. (Vadis) Hackett.

He is survived by his daughter, Elizabeth Hackett; his siblings, David Hackett and Helen Ostergaard; and two grandchildren, T.J. Hunt and Christopher Hunt.

Born in Westborough, the son of the late Clement and Josephine (Moran) Hackett, he was educated in town schools and graduated from Westborough High School. During the Korean Conflict, he served with the U. S. Army.

Mr. Hackett was a self-employed home builder, building many homes in the Westborough area. In later years, he worked as a carpenter for Fafard Construction.

He was a member of St. Luke the Evangelist Church, a life member of the John Boyle O'Reilly Council #85, Knights of Columbus and a member of the VFW. In addition, he was an avid gardener and generously shared his vegetables with many friends in town.

A funeral Mass was celebrated July 24 from St. Luke the Evangelist Church of Westborough, followed by burial at St. Luke's Cemetery. The Britton-Summers Funeral Home of Westborough assisted with arrangements. Donations in Mr. Hackett's memory may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301

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