William G. Ackermann
December 23,1926-October 17,2018
William G. Ackermann of Cochecton, NY a retired truck driver for Gillette Creamery in Ellenville, NY and a longtime employee of Max Yasgur Farm in Bethel , NY died on Wednesday October 17, 2018 at Sullivan County Adult Care Center, Liberty, NY. He was 91. The son of the late George and Ruth Kautz Ackermann, he was born December 23, 1926 in Callicoon, NY. He was predeceased by his wife of 63 years Gloria Mueller Ackermann on July 8,2017.
Bill was a member of Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic Church in Lake Huntington, Jeffersonville Senior Citizens , Sullivan County Seniors Softball League , the Callicoon Senior Citizens and a former member of St. Georges Church in Jeffersonville.
He is survived by his four sons: John of Fabius, NY, George and his wife Ruth of Kenoza Lake, NY, William and his wife Donna of Cochecton, NY and Timothy and his wife Penny of Cochecton, NY. By his grandchildren: Jen, Chris, Joey, April, Matt, Alan, Vanessa, Heather, Craig, Autumn, Dennis and Danielle. By his great grandchildren: Emmalyn, Cara, Harper, Madison, Chloe, Allie and Rhylee. He is also survived by his extended Mueller family: Edwin & Wilma Mueller, Marilyn Calkin, and Judy Mueller and nieces & nephews. In addition to his wife Gloria he was predeceased by his son Douglas " Bugsy" Ackermann and by two brothers- in- law Thomas Mueller and Fenton Calkin.
Friends may call on Sunday October 21, 2018 from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 PM at Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home Jeffersonville, NY . A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday October 22, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic Church in Lake Huntington, NY . Father Dennis Dinan will officiate. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery Youngsville, NY.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Doug Ackermann and Brenna Darling Memorial Fund C/O Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan County 30 Scotts Corners Drive Suite 202 Montgomery, NY 12549.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home Jeffersonville, NY 845-482-4280. To send condolences or for directions please visit stewartmurphyfh.com