“Myra Ackert, 85, a resident of the Jewish Home for the Elderly in Fairfield, CT died peacefully in her sleep on Friday, January 20, 2012 at the Jewish Home. Born February 13, 1926 in New York, NY, she was the daughter of the late Frances and Harry Einhorn.
A long-time resident of Stratford, CT, Myra resided in Pembroke Pines, FL for the last 18 years. She spent the past year at the home of her son and daughter-in-law in Norwalk.
She is survived by two sons and their wives: Paul and Ronie Ackert of Norwalk, CT and Dale and Rebecca Ackert of Cassat, SC, 5 grandsons: David, Tod, Alex, Keith and Kyle Ackert and 1 Granddaughter, Allyson Ackert, and 6 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Dorothy Puglisi of Staten Island.
Funeral services will take place Monday, 1/23/12 at 11:00 am at Temple Shalom, 259 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, CT. Interment will follow at Independent Hebrew Society/Temple Shalom Cemetery, 143 Richards Avenue, Norwalk. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to either Whittingham Cancer Center, c/o Norwalk Hospital, Maple Street, Norwalk, CT 06850 or the Jewish Home for the Elderly, 175 Jefferson St., Fairfield, CT 06825. The family will observe shiva Tuesday at the home of Paul and Ronie Ackert in Norwalk.”