Patricia Joan Berkey Hackett, 82

Patricia Hackett, 82, of Kihei, Maui, formerly of Haiku, Maui and La Honda, California, passed away on August 18, 2014. She was born on March 13, 1932 in Fargo, North Dakota.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. To 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 28, 2014, at the Ballard Family Mortuary; interment will follow at Valley Isle Memorial Park and Cemetery in Wailuku.

Patricia was a retired Professor of Music at San Francisco State University, an accomplished pianist, author of a book on music instruction, and beloved wife, sister, aunt and friend. She is survived by her husband, James W. Hackett; brother, Thomas Berkey and wife Susan; nieces Alison Berkey (Suresh Manickam), Annica Berkey (Ed Lujan) and Britta Berkey (Mike Gardner); grand nephews Pablo and Diego; and grand nieces Nishanthi, Stella, Anulekha, and Vivian.

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