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Lucille Hacken

December 13, 2021

Burial Date: December 20, 2021

Place of Service Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

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Lucille Hacken
December 13, 2021
 
Lucille Hacken, 89, Carbondale, entered into her eternal reward in Heaven with her Savior Jesus Christ on Monday while listening to the Eucharistic Adoration on EWTN. Her husband was the late Frank Hacken.
 
Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Richard and Caroline Lapera Anelli, she was a bookkeeper at Carrier Coal Company and then spent many years as a bookkeeper at Pioneer American Bank. Lucille loved God and her church, Our Lady of Mount Carmel. She devoted much of her life in service to our Lord as a Eucharistic Minister, member of the Altar and Rosary Society, and volunteer at numerous church events. Lucille participated in Eucharistic Adoration for 22 years, often spending extended time in prayer. She cherished time spent with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Of all the gifts she has given, the gift of her faith will be her legacy. She spent many years taking her grandchildren to St. Ann’s novena in Scranton.
 
Surviving are a daughter, Mary Teresa Clister and her husband, Gary, Carbondale; a son, Frank Hacken and wife, Deborah, Mountain Top; six grandchildren, Dr. Ashley Brown and husband, Bernie; Steven Clister and wife, Melissa; Rosanne Grizzanti and husband, Joseph; Dr. Brittney Hacken, Christopher Hacken and Brandon Hacken; two great-grandchildren, Leo Clister and Joseph Grizzanti; and a sister, Frances Robinson, Jermyn. She was preceded in death by a brother, Angelo Anelli and sister, Angela Opeka.
 
The funeral will be Monday from Lawrence A. Gabriel Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 2 Hospital St., Carbondale, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Carbondale. Interment, Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Carbondale.
 
A viewing will be held Sunday from 4 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the funeral home website.
 
If so desired, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.