Olive S. Ackard, 103, passed away Monday, October 6, 2014 at her home in Donnally Mills, Millerstown. She was born November 23, 1910 in Centre Township, Perry County to William and Annie Jane (Bower) Sweger. She had worked for the former Millerstown Dress Factory and was a member of Donnally Mills United Methodist Church.
Olive was the widow of Ira O. Ackard, who passed away in 1966 and is survived by her son, Donald C. Ackard (Dorothy) of State College; daughter, Joanne A. Hubbert (Park) of Donnally Mills, Millerstown; step daughter-in-law, Gladys Ackard of Virginia and several grandchildren, great and great great grandchildren and her beloved cat, Daisy. She was preceded in death by her stepson, Robert Ackard, granddaughter-in-law, Diane Hubbert and great grandson, Kenny Hubbert.
Services will be held on Saturday from the Donnally Mills UMC with a viewing from 10 AM until the funeral service at 11 AM with Pastor Wyatt Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in the Newport Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest contributions to Donnally Mills UMC, C/O George Shaffer, 400 Reward Road, Millerstown, Pa. 17062.
Arrangements by the David Myers Funeral Home, Newport.