Connie A. DeVore Ackerman

Cochranton, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 23 Mar 2016 (aged 75)
Cochranton, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Cochranton, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 161863582 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Connie A. DeVore Ackerman, 75 of Cochranton, died Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at her residence.

Born, November 4, 1940 in the house across the street in which she was presently living, she was the daughter of Lawrence and Mary Jane Waid DeVore. She married David Ackerman and he preceded her in death.

She graduated from Cochranton High School and worked at the former Cochranton Dry Cleaners, American General Life Insurance Company and finally for C and J Industries, from where she retired.

Connie was proud that she was a direct decedent of Daniel DeVore who was an original member of the first Cochranton Borough Council, she also enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, watching Jeopardy, spending time with friends, working at the Meadville Soup Kitchen and adored her grandchildren.

She had the opportunity to travel to Florida, Colorado and recently to the New England States and was very protective of her National Park Pass and loved the country music singer, George Jones.

Survivors include her children, Terri Irwin and her husband Charles of Kingsland, Georgia, Vicki Ackerman of Littleton, Colorado and Lori Smith and her husband Dale of Cochranton. Four grandchildren, Chad Irwin and his fiancée Andrea of Florida, Courtney Pickren and her husband Brennan of Florida, Kim Hoist and her husband Tom of Pennsylvania, and Josh Smith and his wife Emily of Pennsylvania. Two great grandchildren, Benson and Saylor Pickren, a sister in law, Amy DeVore of Florida a brother in law, Max DeVore of Cochranton and several nieces and nephews. The family also wishes to express their sincere thanks to Connie's friends, Ruth Smith, Brenda Bailey and Beverly Goshern.

Connie was preceded in death by her husband, a son Steve Ackerman and his wife Shelly, two brothers, Robert DeVore and W.G. Cutter DeVore, a great grandson, Keller and two sister in laws, Kate and Shirley.

Friends and family will be received at the Dickson Family Funeral Home, Inc., 123 S. Franklin St. Cochranton on Tuesday from 4-7. The funeral service will be 11:00am Wednesday, from the funeral home with the Rev. Russell Hines of St., Mark's United Church of Christ, officiating.

Interment will be in the Cochranton Cemetery.

Memorials can be made in Connie's name to the Meadville Soup Kitchen, 956 South Main St., Meadville, PA 16335.

Family Members


Sponsored by Ancestry


Plan a visit to Cochranton Cemetery?



  • Created by: Betty
  • Added: 29 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161863582
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Connie A. DeVore Ackerman (4 Nov 1940–23 Mar 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161863582, citing Cochranton Cemetery, Cochranton, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Betty (contributor 47037408) .