Miriam (Hancock) Ackley

Simple Cremation - Rochester, NY - Rochester Cremation

Rochester, NY:   Passed away April 18, 2021, at the age of 81. She was predeceased by her husband Kenneth Ackley. She is survived by her son David (Mary) Ackley, daughter Jennifer (Jon) Bobalik, granddaughter Vivian, sister Marcia (Tom) Bova and three nieces, Tracy, Julie and Katy.

Miriam taught at Pittsford Sutherland High School and worked with her husband at Cornell University. She also spent many hours volunteering in the Strong Hospital and Pluta Cancer Centers.

Services will be held privately with immediate family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the Wilmot Cancer Center.

2 Condolences

  1. Rosalie Lewis on May 4, 2021 at 8:40 am

    My husband and I were welcomed to the Village grove neighborhood with flowers and a warm smile from Miriam. She became a friend and wonderful next door neighbor. I am so saddened to learn of her passing. Please know that we are available to help in any way. She will be missed ….. even our grandkids would go visit Miriam and say “she’s such a nice lady”.

  2. Bonnie Fanale on May 8, 2021 at 10:04 am

    I have known Miriam for over twenty years and had the pleasure of being her hair stylist to a kind and loving person. We shared many stories and remember how over joyed she was when she became a grandmother. Miriam always looked forward to visiting with her granddaughter Vivian. She was dedicated to her volunteer work at the Wilmot Cancer center. Everyone at the DelMonte Salon knew her and enjoyed talking with her. She will be missed.

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