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Glen Oliver Acker
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Birth: May 14, 1916
Osterburg
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 29, 2003
Chambersburg
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA

CHAMBERSBURG -- Glen O. Acker, 86, a resident of Alterra Inc., Chambersburg, and formerly of 1510 Siloam Road, died at 5:12 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2003, in the nursing center.

Born May 14, 1916, in Osterburg, he was the son of the late Clyde B. and Myrtle Mae Mock Acker.

He was a member of King Street United Brethren Church, Chambersburg, where he was a member of Burton Men's Bible Class.

For 30 years, he worked in the carpentry and construction trades. Later, he was a deputy sheriff in Franklin County, a maintenance supervisor at Wilson College, Chambersburg, and retired as a maintenance supervisor at Southgate Mall, Chambersburg.

During the 1930s, he served with the Civilian Conservation Corps at Bear Valley. He was a member of George Washington Free and Accepted Masons Lodge 143, Chambersburg.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed hunting for wild mushrooms.

His wife, Mabel V. Shields Acker, whom he married Aug. 22, 1936, died Feb. 23, 1997. Also preceding him in death were a brother, Paul Acker; and a sister, Evelyn Acker.
Surviving are a son, Larry G. of Bridgeville, Del.; three granddaughters whom he and his wife raised, Sheree L. Smith of Upper Strasburg, Lori A. Jones of Athens, Ala., and Caroline R. Lensbower of Chambersburg; five great-grandchildren; three brothers, Charles of Morristown, Tenn., Lee of Bedford and Joe of Martinsburg; a sister, Marie MacBride of Altoona; nieces; and nephews.

Service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home Inc., 333 Falling Spring Road, with the Rev. Lester F. Stine officiating. Burial will be in Upper Strasburg United Methodist Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and one hour before the service Saturday in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alterra Residents Fund, 745 Norland Ave., Chambersburg 17201. 
 
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 Parents:
  Clyde B Acker (1891 - 1928)
  Myrtle Mae Mock Acker Welch (1895 - 1981)
 
 Siblings:
  Paul William Acker (1913 - 1996)*
  Glen Oliver Acker (1916 - 2003)
  Evelyn Elizabeth Acker (1918 - 1944)*
  Joseph Clyde Acker (1925 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Upper Strasburg Methodist Church Cemetery
Upper Strasburg
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Crystal Payne
Record added: Sep 28, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15922013
Glen Oliver Acker
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