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Carol A (Acker) Gackenbach (1941 - 2010)

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Carol A Gackenbach formerly Acker
Born in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvaniamap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of [private husband (1940s - unknown)]
Mother of [private son (1960s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1960s - unknown)]
Died in Galloway, Altlantic County, New Jerseymap
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Remeberance of Life Gathering The families of Dr. Joseph G. Gackenbach and John K. and Sharon A. Grumbeininvite our friends to join us for a Remembrance of Life Gathering for Carol A. Gackenbach, Saturday, July 17, 2010, Holiday Inn Center, Rt. 100 at I-78 Fogelsville, PA between 1 and 3 p.m. Published in Morning Call on June 27, 2010

Carol A. Gackenbach

Carol A. Gackenbach, wife of Dr. Joseph G. Gackenbach, of Ocean City, NJ, formerly of Allentown, PA., passed away at the Health Center of Galloway, NJ on January 2. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Edger M. and Edith R. (nee Rickert) Acker. She was a graduate of Allentown High School Class of 1959. She then graduated from Abington Hospital School of Nursing. Carol worked for a brief time with Eastern Montgomery County Visiting Nurses. After that, she was the office manager of her husbands Optometric practice in Allentown. Carol served as President of the Auxiliary of the Pennsylvania Optometric Association and also as Treasurer of the Auxiliary of the American Optometric Association. A skilled seamstress, she served as President of the Lehigh Valley Couturiere Society. Carol Gackenbach is survived by her husband of 46 years; a son; John C. and his wife Sandra B, of Allentown; a daughter; Diane G. of Greensboro, NC; and a sister; Sharon A., wife of John K. Grumbein of Trexlertown; five grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. Services: A Celebration of Life will be held in Allentown at a future date. Contributions: Contributions may be made to: The Parkinsons Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10010 or to a charity of ones choice. Arrangements by the Gormley Funeral Home LLC Atlantic City, NJ. (

Published in Morning Call on Jan. 5, 2010



"United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), Carol A Gackenbach, 02 Jan 2010; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

"United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 September 2016), Carol A Gackenbach, Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States, 05 Jan 2010; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, ( : 2014); citing Morning Call, The, born-digital text.

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