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“God bless, Kay's soul! We first met at Park Place when I brought Communion. Such a beautiful lady and so kind. When she moved to Ashton, I kidded...Read More »
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Virginia Kay (Chamberlin) Ackerman, age 86, of Fort Wayne passed on March 25, 2019. Kay was born in Wheeling, WV to the late James Chamberlin and Katharine (Clauss). Kay graduated from Central Catholic High School in Fort Wayne. She married Clement J. "Hans" Ackerman in 1953. She will be remembered for her love of her family and great sense of humor. She retired from North American Van Lines after having a successful wallpaper business. The family would like to say a special thanks to all the great caregivers at Ashton Creek. Their love and care for our mother was an awesome blessing in her last years of life. She leaves as her legacy, Joseph (Karen) Ackerman of Portland, OR; Karen (Randy) Kessler of Fort Wayne; Lisa (George) England of Wolcottville, IN; and Andrew (Kathy) Ackerman of Arvada, CO., along with 7 grandchildren, Ashley (Jon) Lough, Matt (Megan) Abbott, G. Zach England, Hilary Abbott, Allison, Drew, and Spencer Ackerman; 3 great-grandchildren; and brother, Kedric (Maura) Chamberlin. Kay was preceded in death by her husband in 1986, her brother, James Chamberlin; and sisters, Joan Short and Nancy Hoffman. Mass of Christian Burial is at 11:00 am on Saturday at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 4916 Trier Road, with calling one and half hours prior. Burial in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Donations can be made to Operation Smile (operationsmile.org) and St. Mary's Soup Kitchen (stmarysfw.org/st-marys-soup-kitchen/). D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Maplewood Park, Fort Wayne are handling arrangements.