Ada A. Hackett, 81, of Fulton, died Monday at Oswego Hospital.
Born in Boylston, she had resided in Fulton for over 60 years. Ada was a member of the Fulton Garden Club and was a co-founder with her husband of the Pathfinder Fish and Game Childrenâ€™s Fishing Derby held at Sharps Pond in Fulton for many years.
She was predeceased by her husband, Jack Hackett, who died in 1997; sisters, Eva Steele, Lillian Sanderson and Vercie Carey; brothers, Raymond, John and Richard Stacy.
Surviving: daughter, Deborah (Michael, Sr.) Arnold of Fulton; sons, William, James (Sandra) and Gary (Luann Reed) all of Fulton; sister, Jenny Schybach of St. Petersburg, FL; her companion of 12 years, Floyd James Chillson of Hannibal; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Ruth Kittney of Fulton. Services are 10 a.m. Friday at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton. Burial will be at Mt. Adnah Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.