Averill Park- Barbara A. Ackner, 89, former Delma Lane resident, died on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at the Evergreen Commons Nursing and Rehab Center in East Greenbush after a long illness. Born in Troy, Barbara was the daughter of the late John and Ruth Harden Landrigan and wife of the late Donald E. Ackner. Barbara was a 1948 graduate of the Averill Park High School was married shortly after and was a homemaker and a stay at home mom for her children. Barbara would help Don in his Auto Sales business for many years. She was a lifelong communicant of St. Henry’s Church and a former member of the Rosary Altar Society, was an avid NASCAR fan and Yankees fan. She followed her son’s stock car team for over 25 years, was a reader of books, especially Biographies. Barbara passion in life was to be the best mom and grandmother she could be.
Barbara is survived by her children Donald J. Ackner of Averill Park, her daughters Bonnie Mardon of Averill Park and Pamela (Larry) O’Brien of Schenectady, her grandchildren Jessica Ackner, Erin Ackner- Almeida, Lyndsey, Andrea, Michelle (Jason) Hale and Patrick Mardon, Dylan and Jack O’Brien, 6 great grandchildren and her cousin Patricia (Al) Quackenbush of Sand Lake.
Barbara’s family wishes to thank the staff at Evergreen Commons for the care given to Barbara while residing there.
Funeral services will be private for the family with burial in Elmwood Cemetery, West Sand Lake.
Donations in memory of Barbara A. Ackner may be made to the Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders 85 Watervliet Ave. Albany, NY 12206
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