unknown - March 3, 2012
Paulette Lou Ackerman, 61, of Minoa, succumbed after a courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, March 3, 2012. She was born on May 31, 1950, to Clyde T. and Stella B. Ackermann. She resided in the Minoa, Kirkville area and was a graduate of East Syracuse Minoa. Paulette will be most remembered for her great love of children and as a valuable caregiver to many of her nieces and nephews. She tirelessly taught them songs, the alphabet and read them books that they share to this day with their own children. She was predeceased by her parents, four brothers, Thomas, Charles, Kenneth and Wendall and one sister, Mary Squadrito.
Paulette will sincerely be missed by her family and leaves behind with great sadness brothers Lyle of North Syracuse, Bruce (Grace) of Minoa and Carl of East Syracuse; sisters, Patricia Sojdak of Baldwinsville, Sandra Potter (Vince) of Kirkville, Linda Vanalstyne of South Carolina and Vanessa Kalette (Lyn) of Martville. She also leaves behind several nieces, nephews, great nieces, nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews, all of whom adored and will miss their Aunt Paulette.
Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, at R. H. Schepp & Son Minoa Chapel. Burial at Pine Plains Cemetery, Kirkville. Calling hours: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 109 East Ave., Minoa. For directions or a guestbook, please visit scheppfamily .com. Arrangments by R. H. Schepp & Son Minoa Chapel of Schepp Family Funeral Homes. The family requests that contributions in lieu of flowers be made in her name to the Francis House Francis House, 108 Michaels Ave., Syracuse, NY 13208 or Upstate Children’s Hospital, 1 Children's Circle, Syracuse, NY 13210.