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George F Hack

August 28, 1927 ~ December 28, 2018 (age 91)
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George F. Hack, age 91 of Millsboro Delaware passed away December 28, 2018, at the Delaware Veterans Home in Milford, Delaware.


George was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 28,1927 to George and Anna Hack.  He was the youngest of six children.  Like many of the country’s greatest generation he joined the Navy during WWII and spent the majority of his service in the Pacific on island of Guam as part of his beloved 136th SEE BEES. 


Following his honorable discharge in 1945 he returned to Philadelphia and finished the education he put on hold to serve during the war.  He met and married his wife Julia in 1948.  They left Philadelphia, moved to York, Pennsylvania where George began his long career in Broadcasting.  A career that eventually led to their settling on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in 1956. 


In 1985 he and Julia retired in Millsboro, Delaware where he resided until 2017. 


He is survived by his oldest daughter Eileen McGovern, six grandchildren-Sheila Dougherty, Mary Dougherty, Carla Krauss (Joseph Duke},Michael Dougherty (Dana), Patrick McGovern (Lisa) ,six great grandchildren and many beloved nieces and nephews.


He is preceded in death by his wife Julia, his youngest daughter Diane Krauss (Ellis Krauss III) and his grandson Ellis Krauss IV.


A Memorial Service with Military Honors will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 26669 Patriots Way, Millsboro, DE  19966.


Heartfelt thanks for the care, kindness and respect the staff and residents of the Delaware Veterans Home provided.  


In lieu of flowers, family requests memorials/contributions to the Delaware Veterans Home, 100 Delaware Veterans Blvd, Milford, Delaware 19963.   


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