Published DateRUMNEY — Gladys Wilson Ackerman, 90 of Manchester, formerly of Rumney, passed away at the Courville Nursing Home, in Manchester, on Thursday, February 14, 2013.
Gladys was born on May 28, 1922 in New Haven, Ct., the daughter of William and Mabel (Shaw) Wilson. Raised in New Haven, she attended local schools. After high school she went on to attend and graduate from the Stone College.
After college Gladys went to work for the Equitable Insurance Company where she met her husband Wallace, they worked together happily for many years. She was an active member of the Rumney Planning Board, Russell School PTA, 4-H Club Leader, and member of the Plymouth Congregational Church. She loved reading, crafts, sewing and spending time with her cherished Christmas club group. Gladys was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to all.
She is predeceased by husband of 53 years, Wallace G. Ackerman, in July 2001.
Gladys was the loving mother of Susan Doherty and husband George, of Newbury, NH, Linda Pushee and husband David, of Amherst, NH, and Jeannie Gird and her husband William, of Newton, MA; she is also survived by three grandchildren, Kelley Lavin and husband Neil, Erin and Michael Doherty; and two nephews, Dennis and Bradley Akerman.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Mayhew Funeral Home (12 Langdon St.), Plymouth, from
9:00 am to 11:00 am. A Funeral service will follow the calling hours at the Plymouth Congregational Church, 4 Post Office Square, Plymouth, at 12:00 noon. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment will be held in the spring at the Pleasant View Cemetery, in Rumney, and will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Pemi-Baker Home, Health & Hospice. www.pemibakercommunityhealth.org
Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are handling the arrangements. For Gladys's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com