CHARLES H. HACKETT Age 77 of Horseheads , NY passed away on Thursday January 11 , 2018 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre , PA. Charles was born March 10 , 1940 in Blossburg , PA the son of the late Robert and Edith Higley Hackett. He married his wife Marolyn Mudge Hackett on June 4 , 1960 and they celebrated their 57th Wedding Anniversary on June 4 , 2017. Charles retired as a General Foreman at Kennedy Valve in Elmira , NY . He was a member and Trustee of The First United Methodist Church of Horseheads . Charles was also a member of the Big Flats Masonic Lodge # 378 and he loved woodworking. Mr. Hackett was pre-deceased by his brothers Kenneth , Karl ,and Scott Hackett. He was also pre-deceased by his grandson Gregory D. Turner on January 8 , 2018 . Charles is survived by his beloved wife Marolyn Mudge Hackett ; his loving children : Cheryl Butler of Horseheads , NY , Brian & Susan Hackett of Gilbertville , PA , Leanne Hackett and Kristen & Daniel Turner of Horseheads , NY ; 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren ; sisters : Connie Marsh of Montour Falls , NY and Sharon & Lyle Brothers of Elmira Heights , NY ; several nieces , nephews , cousins and a host of caring friends . Relatives and friends are invited to call at The First United Methodist Church 1034 West Broad Street Horseheads,NY on Monday January 15 , 2018 from 10 AM to 12 Noon. Charles' Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours with Rev. Rhonda Kouterick officiating. Mr. Hackett will be laid to rest in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads , NY. In Lieu of flowers those wishing may remember Charles through memorials to The First United Methodist Church 1034 West Broad Street Horseheads , NY 14845 . Words of Condolence and Memories may be shared at www.lynchsfuneralhome.com . Arrangements are entrusted to LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS , NY .