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Obituary for Clifton N. "Skip" Hack

Clifton “Skip” N. Hack 86 of Groton, New York died February 17, 2022 at Guthrie Medical Center in Sayre, Pennsylvania.

Born September 28, 1935 in Waverly, New York he was the son of the late Clifton and Edith Strope Hack.

Moving to the area in 1965 he had been employed at Smith corona in Groton and Cortland retiring after 25 years. Cliff then went on to work at Cortland high school for another five years before retiring officially. He enjoyed woodworking and building things with his hands and was an avid sports watcher. In his younger years he has been a coach for bitty basketball and little league and was an Enthusiastic follower of his grand children’s sporting careers. After they graduated he continued to follow Groton sporting events and was the most avid cheering spectator and was rightfully awarded that honor by the school.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years Carol Hall Hack at home, and children, Rosemarie Bill and Judy (Jeff) Stephens both of Waverly, Stephen Hack of Danby, Dorsey Hack of Groton and Jon (Renee) Hack of Cincinnatus New York. He is also survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as a brother Charles Hack of Sayre Pennsylvania.

A celebration of his life will be held at a time to be announced and there will be a graveside service at Groton Rural Cemetery in the spring.

Memorial contributions may be made in Cliff’s name to a local SPCA.

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