Harold W. Ackerman, 94 of Quakertown died Saturday September 8, 2007 in Belle Haven Nursing Home. He was the loving husband of the late Mabel K. (Wieand) Ackerman who passed away on August 14, 1981.Born on June 2, 1913 in Springfield Township he was the son of the late Warren E. and Mary S. (Sames) Ackerman.

He was a custodian for the Quakertown School District before his retirement in 1978, prior to that he was employed by the former Best Maid Hosiery in Quakertown. After his retirement he worked for Wood Heat in Pleasant Valley.

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Richlandtown. Harold raised champion beagles for many years. He was also a charter member and past president of the North Penn Beagle Club.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting and playing pinochle.

He is survived by four children, Dorothy, wife, of William Merkle of Allentown, Donald W. and his wife, Betty, Stewart R. and his wife, Nancy both of Quakertown and Linda L. wife of Ronald Funk of Richlandtown. A brother Ray E. of Macungie. He was the proud grandfather of Judi Schmitz, Cindy Sullivan, Todd Ackerman, Tom Merkle, Mark Ackerman, Kelly Ackerman, Dean Ackerman, Jarrod Funk, Jamie Funk and Jennifer Funk. The proud great grandfather of eleven. He was also survived by his companion Helen Hottel of Quakertown. He was predeceased by a sister Elizabeth Bartholmew and two brothers Paul and Lester.

Services were held on September 13, 2007. Contributions can be made to the church, P.O. Box 129 Richlandtown PA 18955.

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