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Harry Acker
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1913
Lackawanna County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 17, 2013
Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach City
Virginia, USA

Harry Acker, 100, of Virginia Beach, Va., died Dec. 17 at the Windemere Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Virginia Beach. Born April 13, 1913, in Scranton, son of the late Harry and Carrie (Fellows) Acker, Harry served as a Navy Seabee during World War II in the Pacific. He was a 1951 graduate of the University of Scranton and director of athletics for the city of Scranton in the late 1940s. He was employed by the Department of the Army at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, for 26 years, retiring in 1983. He was an avid sports fan and played golf well into his 90s. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Campion Acker; a daughter, Mary Ruth Craig; a brother; and three sisters. Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Howard J. Snowdon Funeral Home, 1810 Sanderson Ave., Scranton, by the Rev. Arthur W. Davis. Interment, Forest Hill Cemetery, Dunmore. Friends may call Saturday from 9:30 to 11.

Published in Scranton Times on Dec. 26, 2013.
Forest Hill Cemetery
Lackawanna County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: John P. Birosak
Record added: Jan 02, 2014
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