Second Generation


5. S Sgt Charles Anthony ACKLEY was born on 11 August 1920 in Pennsylvania.4,6,9,10 He appeared in the census in 1930 in Pennsylvania. He Enlisted in the militaryon 11 December 1941 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia , Pennsylvania Charles A Ackley
Name:
Charles A Ackley
Birth Year: 1920
Race: White, citizen
Nativity State or Country: Pennsylvania
State: Alaska

Enlistment Date: 11 Dec 1941
Enlistment State: Pennsylvania
Enlistment City: Philadelphia
Branch: Air Corps
Branch Code: Air Corps
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Army of the United States - includes the following: Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army of
Source: Civil Life

Education: 2 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Addressing-Embossing Machine Operator or Clerk, General
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 67
Weight: 153
Charles died on 17 September 2001 in Warminster, Bucks, Pennsylvania.6,10,11 He had Social Security Number 197-03-6408 PA. His Obituary appeared in the ACKLEY CHARLES A., Sept. 17, 2001, of Warminster PA; husband of Elizabeth (nee Schafer) Ackley, father of Elizabeth (Stanley) Gorski of Doylestown, Robert (Denise) Ackley of Chalfont, James (Sandy) Ackley of Willow Grove, Jeanie (Donald) Carpenter of Lansdale, John Ackley of Warminster, and the late Charles Ackley Jr.; also survived by 7 grandchildren. A member of the UAW Local 813 Retiree's Council. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass, Saturday Sept. 22nd at 10 A.M. in Nativity of Our Lord Church, Street Road, Warminster. Interment Hillside Cemetery. Friends will be received Friday eve 7 to 9 P.M. and Saturday morning 9 - 9:30 A.M. in THE DECKER FUNERAL HOME, 216 York Rd., Warminster, PA. He served in the military WW II in the US Army Air Corps.9,10 Charles was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Roslyn, Montgomery, Pennsylvania.10

S Sgt Charles Anthony ACKLEY and Elizabeth M "Betty" SCHAFER were married.7,12,13 Elizabeth M "Betty" SCHAFER was born on 4 March 1924 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia , Pennsylvania.6,14 She died on 24 September 2008 in Warminster, Bucks, Pennsylvania.14 Her Obituary appeared in the Bucks County Courier Times on 27 September 2008 in Levittown, Bucks, Pennsylvania Deceased Name: Elizabeth M. Ackley
Mrs. Elizabeth M. (Schafer) Ackley died in her Warminster home after a debilitating illness on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008.
She was the beloved wife of the late Charles A. Ackley Sr.
Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late David and Margaret Smith Schafer. Her brother, David, resides in Levittown.
She was a devoted and much loved mother of James, John, Robert (Denise Cosner), Regina Carpenter (Donald) and Elizabeth Gorski (Stanley). Her son, Charles Jr., preceded her in death. She is survived by eight grandchildren, Samantha, Shawn, Meghan, Andrew Ackley; Ian, Rebecca Carpenter; Stephanie and Nicholas Gorski.
Mrs. Ackley, in addition to her role as wife and mother, contributed to her community and to her profession. She was a 1946 graduate of the Women's Hospital of Philadelphia School of Nursing.
Betty served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II.
While raising her family she worked part time for the Bucks County Department of Health as a nurse in well child and polio clinics. In the mid 1960s Betty was employed by Doylestown Hospital Visiting Nurse Service and eventually became the agency director. During her tenure as director she established the hospital's Home Care Service in 1968 and also began a meal program in senior centers that eventually developed into the Central Bucks Meals on Wheels program.
Betty was committed to community service. She was a long-time member of the Warminster Heights Coordinating Council and helped establish the food cupboard. She was a founding member of the Federated Women's Club of Warminster and served as president from 1964 to 1966. Throughout the 1960s, Betty was active in the Bucks County Federation of Women's clubs and served in various elected offices, including vice president, corresponding secretary, recording secretary and director on the executive board. During her life, she maintained active involvement and interest in Democratic politics.
Friends and family will be received at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 29, at Nativity of Our Lord Church, 625 W. Street Road, Warminster. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. Interment will be at Hillside Cemetery, Roslyn.
At the end of her life Mrs. Ackley and her family received wonderful care and support from the agency she helped to grow and develop. The family requests donations be sent to Doylestown Hospital Visiting Nurse Service or the Doylestown Hospital Hospice Service, both at the Development Office, 595 W. State St., Doylestown, PA 18901.
Decker Funeral Home,
Warminster
www.deckerfuneralhome.com She served in the military U.S. Army Nurse Corps WW II in the US Army.

S Sgt Charles Anthony ACKLEY-49994 and Elizabeth M "Betty" SCHAFER-42904 had the following children:

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Charles Anthony ACKLEY Jr was born on 21 May 1951.6 He was confirmed on 12 March 1959 in Warminster, Bucks, Pennsylvania. Charles Ackley Jr. was confirmed Thursday, March 12, at the Nativity of Our Lord Church, Street Road. His Death Notice appeared in the Daily Intelligencer on 2 February 1979 in Doylestown, Bucks, Pennsylvania Man dies in crash A Warminster man died Thursday night of injuries he received when the pickup truck he was driving rammed a utility pole on Churchville Road near Orchard Lane in Upper Southampton. The accident occurred at 10:30. The driver. Charles Anthony Ackley Jr. of Fairfield Drive. 27. was traveling south on Churchville Road when he apparently lost control of the truck while rounding a curve and struck a pole just south of Orchard Lane. The crash downed high voltage wires. Ackley was trapped in the vehicle for a time and was extricated from the wreckage by the Southampton Fire Co. Rescue Unit. Ackley was taken by Trevose Heights Rescue Squad to Warminster General Hospital, where he died of his injuries at 11:05 p.m. Police said Ackley suffered multiple chest and head injuries in the crash. There were no other passengers in the vehicle. Philadelphia Electric Co. said there was no interruption of service to power customers in the area of the crash. His Funeral Notice appeared Daily Intelligencer on 3 February 1979 in Doylestown, Bucks, Pennsylvania ACKLEY Suddenly February 1. 1979. Charles A. Jr. 27 years old. of Warminster Pa. Son of Charles and Elizabeth (Schafer) Ackley. Brother of Mrs. Betsy Corski. Jeanie Ackley. Robert. James and John. Relatives, friends and the William Tennent class of 1969 are invited to meet on Tuesday at 9 a.m. in the Decker Funeral Home. 216 York Rd.. Warminster, Pa. to be followed by a mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in the Nativity of Our Lord Church, Warminster Pa. Interment will be in Hillside Cemetery. Roslyn. Pa. Friends will be received Monday after 7 p m. in the funeral home. He died an auto accident in February 1979 in Hatboro, Montgomery, Pennsylvania.6 2003 In Memory Day Honorees
The In Memory program honors those who died as a result of the Vietnam War, but whose deaths do not fit the Department of Defense criteria for inclusion upon The Wall Charles was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Roslyn, Montgomery, Pennsylvania.15 He had Social Security Number 161-42-8811 PA.6

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Elizabeth Ann ACKLEY-42905.

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Robert D ACKLEY-42906.

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James ACKLEY-42907.

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Regina ACKLEY-42908.

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John ACKLEY8 was living in September 2001 in Warminster, Bucks, Pennsylvania.8