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Gail E. Ackerman, 76, Wellsville


Gail E. ACKERMAN, 76, of Wellsville, NY, died Sunday, November 12, 2023 in the Comfort House of Allegany County.  Born June 28, 1947, in Wellsville, she was the daughter of Manley C. and Marjorie Reynolds Ackerman. 

A 1965 graduate of Wellsville Central School, she continued her education at Rochester Business Institute.  She was employed as a secretary by Syracuse Research Corporation, Hillsboro County School District in Florida, and at BOCES, where she was the special education secretary.  Gail was a member of the Wellsville Alumni Association and served as the class coordinator for the class of ’65. 

Gail enjoyed the many years she shared with her two groups of close friends in Wellsville and Brandon, FL.  Surviving are: nieces and nephews, Dianna Ackerman of Wellsville, Robert S. Ackerman of Olean, Thomas (Dawn Hughes) Ackerman of Fuquay-Varina, NC, David Ackerman of Gilbert, AZ, Michael (Jenny) Moulton of Austin, TX, Chris (Renee) Moulton of Mayville, and Ellen (Frank) Jones of Cheektowaga; grand-nieces and grand-nephews; and sister-in-law, Ann Owens of Syracuse.  In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by two brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard “Dick” and Ann Moulton and Robert C. and Delores Ackerman; and niece (David’s wife) Elizabeth Ackerman. 

Cremation was at OLNEY-FOUST Private Crematory. 

A graveside service will be announced in the spring in Yorks Corners Cemetery, Willing. 

Memorials may be made to The ARC Allegany-Steuben at ( or Comfort House of Allegany County, 141 East State Street, Wellsville, NY 14895.  Arrangements are under the direction of OLNEY-FOUST Funeral Homes & Cremation, Crowell Chapel, 296 North Main Street, Wellsville, NY.  

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