Alfred Sumner Hack, 86
PrivateAlfred Sumner Hack, age 86, of California, MD, died on May 22, 2012 at his residence with his family around him.
Born on September 12, 1925 in Flushing, NY, he was the son of the late Maude Morrey Hack and John Jacob Hack. Alfred served our country as an Airborne Radar Operator for the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1946, and received the Good Conduct and American Theater Ribbons, and a Victory Medal. Alfred married Elizabeth Faye Burgess on January 28, 1950 in Washington, DC.
Alfred has lived in St. Mary's since 1988, moving here from Ft. Washington, MD. He worked as Detective Lieutenant for the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC for 25 years, retiring in 1973. He was a Staff Investigator for the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on Assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and John F. Kennedy. He was a member of the Association of Retired Police of The District of Columbia, Inc. He enjoyed traveling, sailing, and being with his family, to include attending special events involving his grandsons.
Alfred is survived by his daughter, Beverley Hack Bess (Robert) of Huntingtown, MD and his son, John Robert Hack (Susan) of Olney, MD. He is also survived by three grandsons, Brandon A., Brian A, and John R. Hack, also of Olney, MD. In addition to his parents, Alfred was preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth.
A private service will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial contributions be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Condolences to the family may be made at www.brinsfieldfuneral.com.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.