Debra A. Ackerman, 55

Debra A. Ackerman, 55, of Lititz, PA, passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.

She was the wife of John N. Ackerman. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of George and Nancy Dorsey of Lancaster and Paul and Betty Miller of Camp Hill.

Debra had worked at Hamilton Watch Co. from 1975 until 2004.  She had also, since 2003, worked as a server at Fiorentino’s Restaurant at the Lancaster Airport.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is survived by her sons, both of Lititz: Geoffrey and Garrett Alleman, and by her granddaughters Carlee A. Alleman and Madisyn J. Alleman.

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Dear John, Geoff, & Garrett,

We are so sorry for the loss of Deb.  She was one of the strongest, bravest women I’ve ever known.  Though we weren’t close for many years, I’m so grateful for the time we did have getting to know each other better in this last year.  She was such a wonderful, wife, mother, and daughter.  I admired her very much. 

Love to you all,
Carol Dorsey & Family

Dear John, Geoff and Garrett,

I was so very sorry to hear of the passing of Deb. She was an amazing person.  Deb and I were friends for a long time and I have always cherished that friendship.  She was also a great person to work with at Hamilton/SWATCH, we had so many good times over the years in and out of work.  One thing I have always loved about her was she always put her family and friends first before herself.  She will be greatly missed and my thoughts and prayers are with you.  May God get you through this difficult time.

Cindy & Steve Ruby

Geoff, sorry for your loss your mom was a wonderful woman and I’ll never forget all the laughs we shared
George Grove

Dear John, Geoff and Garrett,

Sorry to hear of Deb’s passing. Keep her close to your heart and hold on to your memories. She was an amazing woman. I worked with Deb at Hamilton/Swatch, we became great friends and had lunch a few times within the last 5 years. She loved you boys and grandbabies dearly! She will be greatly missed! Thinking of you Guys and the entire family during this difficult time.

Carla Dommel

Dear John:

Sorry to hear of the loss of Deb. You are in out thoughts and prayers. I didn’t know Deb until I worked with her at Hamilton watch and she was a very nice person to work with. As for you, we have known each other for a very long time starting with working together at Lititz. I know it is hard to lose a spouse but remember the good times you had together. Take care.

Carol & Pap Wenzel



Dear John, Geoff & Garrett:

Although you don’t know me I want to send my condolences.  I worked with Nancy at C-B Tool for many years and got to know Deb through her.  I am so sorry for your loss.  Deb was always a strong person and a hard worker.  May she rest in peace.

Linda Dimitris

Geoff, Garrett,

    My thoughts have always been with you both, special prayers are being said for you during this time of sadness.  Be strong and know that you were blessed to have had such a loving and supportive mother.

Love always, Your Aunt,
Carol Carvell and family

Nancy and George, our prayers are with you for your loss, remembering you all fondly with love.

Betty Alleman and family

Paul and Betty,
 So sorry for your loss, hold dear the fond memories.

Sent with love
Betty Alleman and family

Our heart felt condolences to Debby’s family, with special prayers for Geoffrey and Garrett to help you thru this painful time, remembering you with love.

Your grandmother
Betty Alleman and family

Dear John and Debs Family

My heartfelt sympathy to all of you.  Deb was always one of my favorite people. I always enjoyed working with Deb. She was a lot of fun and a great person. May God grant you peace and comfort at this difficult time. Keep all those precious moments and wonderful memories close to your heart. So sorry for your loss.

Cecilia Bachman

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