Stanton Ackerly, of Suffern, died September 14, 2005. He was 72. He was born on March 1, 1933 in Suffern, New York to Raymond and Rose Sherwood Ackerly, and lived in Mahwah, New Jersey. Stanton was a graduate of Ramsey High School and then worked for Con Edison, before retiring, but in his heart he was a carpenter. Mr. Ackerly was a veteran of the United States Coast Guard. For many years he loved vacationing at Lake Bomoseen, Vermont.Stanton was a life member, ex Chief and past president of the Tallman Fire Department.
He is survived by his loving wife Helen Ackerly, daughter Mindy and her husband Robert Conti, son Stanton Gregg Ackerly, and daughterSuzanne and her husband Kevin Haggerty. Surviving grandchildren include Steven and Bobby, Raymond and Alexa, Kevin Sean and Kylie Rose. Stanton is also survived by his brother, Allen Ackerly and his wife Helen, and in laws; Harry and Doris Marsden, George and Roberta Doremus and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Ackeryís funeral service will be celebrated on Saturday September 17, 2005 at 10:00 am the Rev. Thomas Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Airmoint Cemetery. His family will be present to receive friends on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9pm at THE WANAMAKER & CARLOUGH F.H., 177 Route 59, Suffern, NY. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to either; Tallman Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 37 Tallman, New York 10982 or the United Hospice of Rockland, 11 Stokum Lane, New City, New York 10956-3505
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