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August 3, 2023

Lorne Hackett of Lucknow, beloved husband of Hazel Hackett and the late Joyce Hackett, died at the Wingham Hospital, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2023, at the age of 89. Born June 22, 1934, in Ashfield Township, he was the son of the late Mary (Vint) and J.W. Clifford Hackett. Father of Greg (Chris) Hackett, Brenda (Brian) Steele and Mac Hackett. Greatly missed by his daughter-in-law, Laurie Hackett; grandchildren, Emma, Chase, Jill, Amanda, Sarah (Rob), Brandan, Jocelynne, Jolene (Brad), Hayden and Ava; and great-granddaughter, Paisley. Also survived by his sister-in-law, Belle Hackett; several nieces and nephews; and the Little, Hackett, Campbell and Matthew families. Predeceased by his son, Brian; grandson, Bryan; and brother, Chester Hackett. Lorne farmed for most of his life in Ashfield Township and was proud to support his community. Visitation will be held at the MacKenzie and McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023, from 5-8 p.m. The memorial service will be conducted from the chapel, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2023, at 11 a.m., followed by interment in Greenhill Cemetery. Donations to the Wingham Hospital Foundation or LHSC Foundation Oncology Victoria Hospital, would be greatly appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Condolences on-line at