Life Story for
Joan Louise Ackman, age 95, passed away peacefully at the Bridgeway Care Center in Bridgewater, NJ on March 10th 2018. She is survived by a son, Eric Ackman of Diamond Bar, CA and daughter Susan Morris of Branchburg, NJ, three grandchildren; Elizabeth Kelly, Jennifer Hakes and Steven Ackman. Joan was also blessed with 5 great-grandchildren; Annika, Declan, Emma, Presley and Michael. They loved their "G.G."
Joan was born and raised in Warren, PA. She went to Augustana College for 2 years and graduated from Rider University. In 1945, she married Vaughn R. Ackman and were happily married for 56 years before Vaughn's passing. They raised their 2 children in Westfield, NJ. Joan played the piano for Joan Robyns Dance Studio in Fanwood N.J for over 10 years before moving to Whispering Pines, NC in 1983. Joan moved back to NJ after the death of her husband to be close to her daughter Susan and family. She resided at The Avalon, an assisted living facility for 4 years.
Her family and friends will miss her kindness and she will always be in their thoughts and prayers. God bless "Grammy".