Gladys Marie Ackerson
The passing of Gladys Marie Ackerson of Ripples NB, occurred on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at the Oromocto Public Hospital. She was 90.
Born in Ripples NB on June 11, 1928 she was the daughter of the late Clarence Tapley and Martha Alberta (Bertie) Bishop.
A member of the Ripples United Pentecostal Church, she was the manager of the McGowan’s Corner Convenience Store in Sheffield for many years and a seamstress for Margolian’s in Fredericton as well as a mail carrier.
Survived by her son Paul and his wife Nancy of Maugerville, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her parents Clarence & Bertie Tapley, Gladys was predeceased by her husband Stanley, siblings Ada (Paul) MacDonald, Audrey (Russell) Hunter, Gordon (Mary) Tapley and Glen Tapley.
Resting at the Ripples United Pentecostal Church, 548 Route 670, Ripples NB, on Saturday, June 1st from 2-4 & 7-9 PM, where her funeral service will take place on Sunday June 2nd, 2019 at 2PM with Rev. Donald McCarty officiating. Interment to follow in the Ripples Community Cemetery.
For those who wish, donations in Glady’s memory can be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
The family would also like to extend a special thank you to her caregivers, Wendy Arnott and Dorean Leet, as well as special friends Garnet and Doreen Ackerson and Kathy Ring. Special thanks to Dr’s Fraser and Brown for their care to Gladys over the years. Also, appreciation to the Doctor’s and Nursing Staff at the OPH. Pallbearers for the service will be, Glen, Larry and Gary Ackerson and Ronald Hunter.
Bishops Funeral Home 540 Woodstock Road have been entrusted with the arrangements & online condolences and sharing of memories can be made at www.bishopsfuneralhome.com