In Loving Memory of David L. Ackerman
David L. AckermanClarks Summit, PA May 26, 1923 ~ February 20, 2015 Date of Service: February 24, 2015
David L. Ackerman, 91, Clarks Summit, died Friday morning in the Regional Hospital of Scranton. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 29 years, Evelyn “Evie” Kohn Ackerman in 2003.
Born in Portland, ME, son of the late Jacob and Emma Ginsburgh Ackerman, he earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami and was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during World War II. A world traveler, David was able to make a career out of his interest, and was a writer for travel magazines and historical publications. He was a kind and gentle man who respected everyone and did much charity work throughout his life.
Surviving is his dear friend, Patricia Grant; son Gary and wife Stephanie; grandchildren; niece and nephew; as well as several stepchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Harlan; and a sister, Phyllis Horowitz.
Graveside funeral services will be held Tuesday at noon in the Temple Hesed Cemetery, Dunmore, by Rabbi Daniel Swartz.
There is no local shiva.