Edward Francis “Ed” Hackendorn, Jr.
May 5, 1950 - March 26, 2021
Edward Francis “Ed” Hackendorn, Jr., age 70, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Friday, March 26, 2021.
Born in Wilmington, DE, on May 5, 1950, he was the son of the late Edward F. and Althea (King) Hackendorn. Ed was a graduate of Conrad High School who made his career as a self-employed electrical contractor. He was a member of the Studebaker Drivers Club, and spent many years attending classic car shows. Ed loved music and owned over 10,000 records. In addition, he worked for fun as a DJ. Ed had a heart for animals and took pleasure in spoiling his furry family members. More than anything, he treasured time spent with his family and friends.
Ed is survived by his children, Edward F. Hackendorn III, Amy Simione, Stephanie Griffith, Andrew Hackendorn (Kate) and Christopher Hackendorn (Jeny); step-children, Gina Paige (Justin) and John Tobey (Andrea); grandchildren, Abigail, Benjamin, Sean, Natalie, Ellie, Brielle, Blake, Brooklyn, John and Victoria; girlfriend of 20 years, MaryAnn Tobey; and black lab companion, Molly, who followed Ed everywhere.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Friday, April 2, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, followed by a funeral service at 11 am. Interment will follow in Silverbrook Cemetery, 3300 Lancaster Pike, Wilmington, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ed’s memory to the Delaware Humane Society, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 or Delaware SPCA, 455 Stanton Christiana Road, Newark, DE 19713.