Robert S. Ackerman
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Robert S. Ackerman

ACKERMAN: Robert S. Ackerman. On Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020 of Monroeville, Pennsylvania, passed away at the age of 86, peacefully and painlessly, with his family at his bedside. He is survived by his beloved wife, Judith, of 59 years and his children, Melanie and Mitchell Ackerman, as well as his granddaughter Shaina Little and great-grandson Nathaniel, and grandchildren Austin, Joshua and Emma Ackerman. Son of the late Goldie and Isadore Ackerman, and brother to his late sisters, Esther Leif, Shirley Bellman, Lenora Ianotti and Dolores Marcus, and brother to the late Ed Ackerman. In addition, he was fortunate to be the uncle to many loving nieces and nephews. Robert served in the U.S. Army in Korea and during the Berlin crisis. He devoted his life to his wife and children and then grandchildren. An avid sports fan, Robert enjoyed watching Steelers games and hockey games. In his younger years, he was a talented basketball player, playing for Peabody High School and during his time in the army. He gave up playing at the age of 65 to spend more time with his family and grandchildren, the source of most of his joy throughout his life. Graveside services and interment were held at Temple Sinai Memorial Park, Plum Boro. Contributions may be made to Sivitz Jewish Hospice and Home Healthcare, 200 JHF Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15217. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated. www.schugar.com PJC

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