Catherine "Kay" Hackel, 96, of Latham, passed away peacefully after a long life on Friday, July 5, 2019 in her residence at Schuyler Ridge Residential Healthcare in Clifton Park.
Born in Albany on November 29, 1922, Catherine was the daughter of the late Nicholas Schuls and Marie Egner. She was the devoted wife to the late Robert W. Hackel. They were married 37 years until his passing in 1997.
Kay was a lifelong resident of Latham and in her past time, enjoyed bingo, crosswords and playing slot machines.
Loving mother of the late Edward Hackel, Barbara Hackel, Robert Hackel, Jr., Linda Williams, Janet Burrough, Walter Ego, Paul Ego, Cathy Krug, and Cindy Morris.
Cherished grandmother of numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
Relatives and friends may call 4-7 p.m. Thursday, July 11th, at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, 343 New Karner Road, Colonie.
Prayers will be offered at 10 a.m. Friday, July 12th at Memory Gardens, Colonie.
Kay's family would especially like to thank the staff of Schuyler Ridge and Community Hospice for their loving care and support.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Community Hospice Foundation of Albany, NY.
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