Dorothy E. Fletcher Hackett

Published 4:46 pm Monday, December 13, 2021

Dorothy E. Fletcher Hackett, 97, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Hackett.

Dorothy retired from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing at the US Department of Treasury in D.C. after 36 years of service. She later moved to Suffolk to be close to family. She was a member of St. Mary of the Presentation Catholic Church and enjoyed many happy years at the Lake Prince Woods Retirement Community.

Left to cherish her memory are her son, Paul E. Fletcher (Lavonne) of Suffolk; six grandchildren, William, Paul, Darlynn, Crystal, Lauren and Sharron; 11 great-grandchildren, 12 great-great-grandchildren, a goddaughter and many close nieces, nephews and friends. 


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A funeral mass will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19, at St. Mary Catholic Church and live-streamed on its Facebook page. Visitation will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St. A graveside service will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Dec. 22, at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Washington, D.C. The family does ask everyone to please wear masks while attending the services.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St Mary Catholic Church or its Haiti Ministry (use e-giving option here: Condolences may be registered at