Rosa Lee Ackerson, 72 of Merrimack, NH died Monday Feb. 1, 2010 at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua after a long illness.
She was born in Hickory, NC on Jan. 3, 1938 a daughter of the late Oscar S. and Lizzie (Lefevers) Ates.
Before retirement, she was employed at Massachusetts Mutual Insurance, and in her early years was a teacher.
Members of her family include her husband Robert D. Ackerson, of Merrimack, two sons, Thomas Ackerson of Manchester, Todd Ackerson of Merrimack, two daughters, Wendy Hebert of Candia, and Cheryl Ackerson of Lyndeborough, nine grandchildren, a sister Virginia Hannah, a special nephew Wayne Hannah, and numerous other nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are in the George R. Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, NH Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. A private funeral service will be held in the funeral home. Burial will be in Last Rest Cem. Merrimack. Family requests memorial contributions be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, C/O Admin., 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA, 02114. For more info or an online register book go to rivetfuneralhome.com.