W. Edgar Ackerley Jr.--62, A lifelong resident of Somerville died after a long illness on August 17, 2011.
Edgar was the beloved husband of Deborah (Atherton) Ackerley and the father of Adam Ackerley and his fiancee Jackie Amburn of Pittsfield, Janelle Ventura and her husband Tony of Somerville. Edgar was also the brother of Geraldine Falvey and Carol Atherton and is also survived by many loving in-Laws, nieces and nephews.
The funeral procession will be held from the George L. Doherty Funeral Home, 855 Broadway (Powder House Sq.) in Somerville on Monday, August 22, 2011, at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Service in the former Broadway Winter Hill Congregational Church, 404 Broadway Somerville, (on the corner of Broadway and Central St.) at 10 o'clock. Relatives and friends are invited. Calling hours will be held on Sunday, August 21, from 4-8 p.m. Interment is private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Edgar’s memory to the American Liver Foundation, 88 Winchester St. Newton, MA 02461 or the Make-A-Wish Foundation, One Bulfinch Place, Boston, MA 02114.