Joseph W. Hackal

12/02/2014 3:45 PM |

Joseph W. Hackal of Riverhead died Dec. 1 at his home. He was 100. 

He was born March 4, 1914, in Calverton to John and Mary Hackal.

Mr. Hackal worked as a New York State game warden. Family members said he enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting, trapping and gambling.

Predeceased by his wife, Erna, in 2006 and his daughter Sharon Kooney, Mr. Hackal is survived by his daughter Barbara Kujawski; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive visitors Thursday, Dec. 4, from 2 to 5 p.m. at McLaughin Hepper Funeral Home. Cremation will be private.

Memorial donations may be made to Dominican Sisters Family Health Service.