Media Advisory - Visitation and Funeral Details for Walter Hachborn, Co-Founder and President Emeritus of Home Hardware Stores Limited

ST. JACOBS, ON, Dec. 19, 2016 /CNW/ - Mr. Walter Hachborn, Co-Founder and President Emeritus of Home Hardware Stores Limited passed away on December 17, 2016 at the age of 95.  His combination of business acumen, work ethic and kindness have inspired thousands over the course of his distinguished career that spanned almost eight decades. 


Visitation will occur Wednesday, December 21 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Home Hardware Stores Limited (Henry Sittler Building), 34 Henry Street West, St. Jacobs. The funeral service will be held at two locations: A semi-private ceremony at St. James Lutheran Church, St. Jacobs and a live feed for Dealers, Staff, Business Partners and the public in the Henry Sittler Building at Home Hardware, on Thursday, December 22 at 11 a.m.  Interment will take place at St. Matthew's Lutheran Cemetery, Conestogo and a luncheon will follow at Home Hardware.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Walter's memory to St. James Lutheran Church, St. Jacobs, the Walter & Jean Hachborn Award of Distinction for MBA students at Wilfrid Laurier University, or Habitat for Humanity Canada would be appreciated.

Information about condolences, donations, and a livestream of the funeral service will be posted by 12-noon at:

Note to Media: Out of respect for the family, the ceremony will be closed to media but a live-feed of the service can be found at  Home Hardware Stores Limited CEO, Terry Davis will be available for interviews following the ceremony at Home Hardware's head office located at 34 Henry St. W. in St. Jacobs, ON. 

SOURCE Home Hardware Stores Limited

For further information: Media wishing to speak with Mr. Davis should contact: Jessica Kuepfer, PR Manager, Home Hardware Stores Limited, 519-664-4612 or or Trisha Owens, PR Coordinator, Home Hardware Stores Limited, 519-664-2252 ext. 6676 or


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