Leona Hechinger Hacke, 93, a retired president of the Kinsman Optical Co., a family-owned business in Washington, died Oct. 26 at her home in Washington after a heart attack.
She was president of Kinsman for more than 40 years before retiring in the early 1970s.
From 1950 to 1953, Mrs. Hacke was a member of the national board of the National Council of Jewish Women. She also had served as the group's area chairman and president of its Mid-Atlantic chapter. She was a founder of its Montgomery County chapter.
A lifelong member of the Washington Hebrew Congregation, she was a past president of its Sisterhood.
Mrs. Hacke was volunteer captain of the 1928 Community Chest drive and was named its 1953 volunteer of the year. She served on the boards of the United Community Service Board, the Jewish Welfare Board, the Davis Memorial Goodwill Guild and the Kaufmann Camp. She also had done volunteer work for the Red Cross.
She was a native of Washington and graduate of the old Central High School. After graduating from Washington Normal School she taught for several years in the D.C. public schools.
Mrs. Hacke was a member of the National Capital Speakers Club, the Woman's National Democratic Club and the Woodmont Country Club.
Her first husband, William Graff, died in 1918. Her second husband, Harry Roller, died in 1942. Her third husband, Maurice A. Hacke, died in 1962.
Survivors include two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.