Helene Wade-Ackeret

Date of Death: 1/4/2018

Helene Wade-Ackeret

Sept. 16, 1928 - Jan. 4, 2018

Helene Wade-Ackeret, 89, Hollidaysburg, passed away Thursday evening at The Winds at Mattern Orchard.

She was born in Johnstown, daughter of the late Stewart and Emma (Stein) Brown. She was twice married; first to Richard S. Wade in 1954 who preceded her in death in 1994 and then to her second husband, James Ackeret in 2006 and he preceded her in death in 2017.

Surviving are three children: Barbara Wade Dusel and Sally (Kevin) Canole, both of Hollidaysburg and Scott (Elizabeth) of Stuart, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Helene was a family owner of Brownie Potato Chips and was employed at The Little Shop, but she was mostly a loving housewife and homemaker.

She was a lifelong member of First Presbyterian Church, Hollidaysburg, an avid golfer and a longtime member of Blairmont and Park Hills Country Club.

Friends will be received from 10 - 11am on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 at The First Presbyterian Church of Hollidaysburg where a memorial service will follow at 11 am.

Interment will be held at Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in memory of Helene be made to The First Presbyterian Church, 601 Walnut St., Hollidaysburg, PA or Mending Hearts Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 97, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.

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