Elsie Ackley, 76 of Washington passed away peacefully on Friday, April 13, 2018 in Premiere Washington Health Center.
She was born on September 5, 1941 in Washington to John and Irene Post Ackley who preceded her in death.
Ms. Ackley was a cook and worked for various restaurants in the area.
She was an excellent cook, passionate about baking and was known for her Black Rasberry pies which were always perfect. She loved her large family and enjoyed having family get togethers where she cooked for everyone. She also enjoyed working on crossword puzzles. She was a collector of glassware and visited many flea markets in several states to add to her collection.
She is survived by her son Sherman “Sonny” Ackley of Washington, and her step-son Robbie Fox of Martins Ferry, Ohio, her brothers Ronnie Ackley and Ernie Ackley (Mary Jo) both of Waynesburg, three sisters Mary Shriver, Beverly Desidero (Mike), and Bernice Miller all of Washington, several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She is also survived by her long time companion Eugene “Mac” McNamara of Washington.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers Bud, Eddie and Chuck Ackley.
Friends are welcome from 2~4 pm and 6~8 pm on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., Joseph P. Salandra, LFD, owner/supervisor and Darla A. Tripoli, LFD, 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg, 724-745-8120 where services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Interment will be private.
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