WELL KNOWN CITIZEN ADAMS CO PA. DIED FROM TYPHOID FEVER. SON OF WILLIAM AND MARY. CIGAR MAKER EMPLOYED MCSHERRYSTOWN. MARRIED GERTRUDE (NEE KLUNK) FATHER TO 3 CHILDREN.
Francis P. Ackerman, a well-known citizen of Midway, died last Friday, Aug. 24, after an illness of 2 weeks, from typhoid fever, aged 41 years, 5 months and 12 days. He was a son of William and Mary Groft Ackerman of Irishtown, and his entire life was spent in this county. He was a member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Beneficial Association of McSherrystown, Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Beneficial of New Oxford, Cigar Makers' Union No. 316, McSherrystown. He was also a member of St. Vincent's Catholic Church, Midway. He had been employed at the C. E. Miller Cigar Factory for the past sixteen years. Mr. Ackerman leaves his wife, who was Miss Gertrude Klunk, a daughter of the late Francis Klunk and wife, of Irishtown; three children Elizabeth, Robert, and Raymond, all at home; also his parents, of Irishtown; one sister, Mrs. Lewis Smith, of Mt. Misery, and two brothers, W. J. Ackerman of Irishtown, and Chas. Ackerman of Mt. Pleasant township. Funeral was Tuesday, Aug. 28, high mass of requiem in St. Vincent's Church by Rev. William Howard, interment in Conewago Chapel Cemetery.