Edmund E. Ackerson

Born: Sat., Jun. 10, 1933
Died: Tue., Dec. 11, 2012


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Dec. 14, 2012
Location: Short, Williamson & Diamond

Funeral Mass

10:30 AM Sat., Dec. 15, 2012
Location: St. Joseph's Church

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ACKERSON, Edmund Edwards, 79, of Belmont, MA died December 11, 2012. He is the beloved husband of 57 years of Deborah Sweeney Ackerson; devoted father of Deborah Ackerson Freedman and her husband Gary of Dallas, TX; Thomas (Buck) Sweeney Ackerson and his wife Margaret of Concord, NH; Edmund (Jay) Edwards Ackerson Jr. and his wife Kimberly of Cary, NC; Katherine (Kay) Maloney and her husband John of Essex Junction, VT; Ann Boudrot and her husband William of Billerica, MA.  He is also survived by his sister Rhoda Weyr Kaplan and her husband Fred of Boothbay, ME.; 11 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. He was born June 10th, 1933 in Lima Peru to the late Garret G. Ackerson Jr. and the late Rhodita Ellen Edwards.  Edmund served in the U.S. Army from 1952 to 1954 as a Military Policeman stationed in Korea.  He graduated from Georgetown University in 1958 and from Harvard Law School in 1961.  Funeral from the Short, Williamson & Diamond Funeral Home,  52 Trapelo Road, BELMONT, Saturday, Dec. 15 at 9:30 a.m.  Funeral Mass in St. Joseph’s Church, 130 Common St., Belmont, at 10:30 a.m.  Relatives and friend may call at the funeral home, Friday from 6-8 p.m.  Burial services will be private. In lieu of flowers a memorial gift can be made to the ALS Fund (http://www.massgeneral.org/als/support/).

Charitable donations may be made in Edmund's memory to the following organization:

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

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Elizabeth Boudrot
   Posted Tue December 11, 2012
My sincere sympathy to all the Ackerson family.

Michelle Boudrot
   Posted Wed December 12, 2012
My sincerest, heartfelt sympathy to the Ackerson family. He was a wonderful, gentle man who will be sorely missed.

Kelley Saindon
   Posted Wed December 12, 2012
Ed is going to be missed terribly. He was truly and inspiration. Unit 4C will not be the same! You all are an amazing family!!
Much Love,

Mae Shoemaker
   Posted Wed December 12, 2012
Our hearts are with all of you at this very sad and difficult time.
Much Love, Mae, Martha, Jenna and Jake

Patty Tata
   Posted Thu December 13, 2012
I am so sorry about Ed. I am going to miss him so much! But I do realize
that he is better off. I enjoyed taking care of him. My sympathy goes out
to his family.

Lisa Manning, John Worthington and Family
   Posted Thu December 13, 2012
Thinking of you all and hoping a lifetime of love, laughter and fond memories will offer some comfort. Peace to all of you.

Francesca and Andrew Gutowski
   Posted Thu December 13, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Ed was such a wonderful man. There are not many men as good as he was. You have our deepest sympathy.

George & Kim Cranshaw
   Posted Mon December 17, 2012
Ed was one our first acquaintance at White Birches. Over time he became a close friend and great neighbor. We will miss the long walks and his great attitude.
Our love and prayers go out to Deborah and the rest of the family

mike oconnor
   Posted Tue February 12, 2013
Sorry to hear of Ed's passing. I feel bad I have not kept in touch with you guys

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