MERIDEN, Conn. - Carl W. "Oz" Ackley, 60, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2012.
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He was born Aug. 27, 1952, in Rutland, Vt., the son of Teresea Sofia LaPlante and Myron Ackley
Mr. Ackley owned J&B Mason Contracting for over 40 years and was known as a talented craftsman.
Survivors include his wife of over 34 years, Christine "Chrissy" (Lafayette) Ackley; two daughters, Amy York of Kannapolis, N.C., and Lysa Arthur and of Portland; four grandchildren; his stepmother, Marie Ackley of Canton; a sister, Donna Daigle of Collinsville; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was predeceased by his father; a brother, William "Billy" Ackley; and his stepfather, Francis LaPlante.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at St. Mary Church, 51 Freestone Ave., Portland, where burial will be in Center Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main St. in Meriden.
For online condolences, visit www.jferryfh.com.
Published in Rutland Herald on Oct. 9, 2012