Obituary - 11/28/2012

Herbert N. Ackerman

November 20, 2012

Herbert N. Ackerman, 93, entered into rest on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 in Warner Robins, GA.

Mr. Ackerman was born on October 29, 1919 in Poughkeepsie, New York.  He proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II in Europe, and later became the Owner of Hudson Valley Optical Company.  

Mr. Ackerman was a resident of Indian Lake, New York from 1983 until 2011 and was a longtime member of Hyde Park United Methodist Church. His wife, Louise Ackerman; children, Thomas and Barbara Ackerman; parents, Clarence and Nellie Ackerman; and sister, Helen Albrecht, preceded him in death.

His memory will forever be treasured by his daughters, Mary Ackerman Penn (William), of Flower Mound, Texas and Carol Brown (Barry), of Warner Robins, GA; grandchildren, Brett Gahagan, Tricia Wakeford, Barry Lee Brown, Jr., and David Thomas Brown; seven great-grandchildren; niece, Nancy Malena (Frank); and nephew, Peter Albrecht (Sherry).

Visitation will be Friday, November 30, 2012 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Hyde Park United Methodist Church, 1 Church Street, Hyde Park.  

Funeral Services will follow at 2 p.m. at the church with interment following in the family plot at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully suggests memorial donations be given to The Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

Local arrangements are by Sweet’s Funeral Home, Inc., Rte. 9, Hyde Park.

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