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Warren E. Hachtel

July 29, 1928 - September 22, 2018


Warren E. Hachtel, age 90, of Newark, DE and formerly of West Grove, PA, passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2018.

Born in College Point, NY on July 29, 1928, he was a son of the late Frederick and Louise (Steller) Hachtel, Sr. Warren formerly worked for Simes Lighting Company in College Point, NY for 18 years. He was the lighting project manager for the World’s Fair in New York from 1964 ““ 1965. He retired from DuPont Company as a purchasing agent in 1989 after 17 dedicated years.

Warren was an avid gardener and traveler. As a young man he built a TV and repaired time pieces and always enjoyed tinkering. Warren enjoyed landscape painting and was very talented.

In addition to his parents, Warren was preceded in death by his loving wife, Adele K. Hachtel and siblings, Frederick Hachtel, Jr., Gerald Hachtel and Lorraine Oakes. He is survived by his children, John E. Hachtel (Jane Angelone) of Rochester, MN and Jayne L. Hachtel (Deborah Smith) of Elkton; sister, Rose Buesker (Henry) of Elkton; granddaughter, Joanna Hachtel of Chaska, MN; nieces and nephews, Kathy Berlinski (Howard), Fred Hachtel (Linda), Pattie Lockhart (Bob), Thomas Hachtel (Christina), Louise and Lorraine Oakes, Nancy Fehn and Jack Fehn (Heather); and great nephew, Harrison Fehn.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:30 am until 11:30 am on Friday, October 12, 2018, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11:30 am. Entombment will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Warren’s memory to the Heartland Hospice House, 5661 Ocheltree Lane, Wilmington, DE 19808.

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8 Guestbook messages for Warren E. Hachtel

  • To Jayne and family, our deepest sympathies. Thank you for allowing us to take care of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Please reach out if there is anything we can do.

  • Dear Jayne, dear John,
    you lost your father and we lost a good friend. We will always remember him and are thankful that we could be with Warren for some time. We are far away in miles but very near with all our thoughts.
    Marion and Mike Knopf, Germany

  • Our prayers for my loving Brother

  • Warren was a verv good friend to us and we terribly will miss him We always will remember him . 2015 on the New York Marathon we saw him the last time and we never forget our good friend in the United States.. Love, Werner and Marlis

  • Dear Rose, John & Jayne & family,
    We are so sorry for your loss!!

    deepest sympathy,Ann & Skee Codding

  • We just found out today. We are so sorry for your loss. He started the DuPont Poker game which I was allowed to play. God bless.

  • We will all miss Warren and Adele so much! Our adventures in Jamaica, the joy John and I shared about the advent and successes of their granddaughter, and 30 years of laughter and shared experiences . . . these were all treasured family times that created a vibrant life. Please accept condolences on this great loss for your entire extended family.

  • My thoughts are with everyone during this time. He was a wonderful grandfather and the loss of him and Grandma Del this year have weighed heavy on my heart. All my love, Joanna