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Edna May "Dolly" Alger Acheson
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Birth: Oct. 4, 1915
Washington County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 2012
Marion County
Indiana, USA

Edna May "Dolly" Alger, daughter of Thomas Monroe and Edna May (Behanna) Alger, and wife of Rev. Raymond Beverly Acheson, lived a little more than 97 years.

Familial Relation: Grand Aunt

- Luana Dawn Alger, 1 Jan 2016


Pennsylvania, County Marriages,

Name: Raymond B Acheson
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 15 Dec 1937
Event Place: Allegheny Co., PA
Age: 21
Birth Date: 15 Dec 1916
Birth Place: Donora, PA
Father's Name: Charles Acheson
Mother's Name: Anna Mathews
Spouse's Name: Edna M Alger
Spouse's Age: 22
Spouse's Birth Date: 4 Oct 1915
Spouse's Birth Place: Donora, PA
Spouse's Father's Name: Thomas Alger
Spouse's Mother's Name: Edna Behanna


Edna M. Acheson
October 4, 1915 - November 1, 2012
Indianapolis, Indiana

Born in Donora, PA on Oct 4, 1915
Departed on Nov 1, 2012 and resided in Indianapolis, IN.

Visitation: Monday, Nov 5, 2012, 4:00pm-8:00pm
Service: Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012, 10:00am
Cemetery: Washington Park North Cemetery

Edna M. Acheson 97, Indianapolis, passed away October 30, 2012. Her husband R.B., who preceded her in death, called her his "Pastor's wife, Co-Pastor Indispensable."

Edna was a member of Westside Church of the Nazarene.

Edna is survived by her sons, Rev. Charles David (Charlene) Acheson and J. Dean Acheson; son-in-law, Jack Munos, many grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Jeanne Acheson Munos who passed away in the Haiti earthquake.

Funeral Services 10am, Tuesday, November 6 at Conkle Funeral Home Speedway with calling there 4-8pm Monday, November 5. Burial is in Washington Park North Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Odyssey Hospice, 1717 Clyde Morris Blvd., Suite 130, Daytona Beach, FL 32117.

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All pertinent information I have included here can be verified by U.S. Federal Census Records for the family in conjunction with various public records, including any documents I may upload to this memorial.

Though I can not prove with 100% certainty that this family's composition and relation status is as I display it to be, I can say that the circumstantial evidence weighs very heavily in favor of the accuracy of these stated familial connections.

Family links: 
  Thomas Monroe Alger (1877 - 1962)
  Edna May Behanna Alger (1887 - 1971)
  Raymond Beverly Acheson (1916 - 2012)
  Lois Jeanne Acheson Muños (1948 - 2010)*
  Hollis Alger (1898 - 1917)**
  William Robert Alger (1900 - 1916)**
  James R. Alger (1902 - 1972)**
  Virginia Elizabeth Alger (1906 - 1924)**
  Marie R. Connelly (1906 - 1983)**
  James William Connelly (1908 - 1921)**
  Helen M. Connelly (1910 - 1918)**
  Bartley P. Connelly (1913 - 1972)**
  Edna May Alger Acheson (1915 - 2012)
  Ella E. Alger Wyvratt (1917 - 1978)*
  Frances S. Alger Gembarosky (1919 - 2006)*
  Thomas Monroe Alger (1922 - 2007)*
  Catherine Roberta Alger Zimmerman (1924 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
Washington Park North Cemetery
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Maintained by: Luana Dawn Alger
Originally Created by: William Taber
Record added: Nov 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100625386
Edna May Dolly <i>Alger</i> Acheson
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Edna May Dolly <i>Alger</i> Acheson
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- Luana Dawn Alger
 Added: Jan. 1, 2016

- Old Coot
 Added: Apr. 7, 2014

- Luana Dawn Alger
 Added: Oct. 5, 2013

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