Margaret E. (Baer) Ackerman

July 3, 1926 ~ June 14, 2020 (age 93)


Margaret E. Ackerman, 93, of Meyersdale, died June 14, 2020 at UPMC Somerset. Born July 3, 1926 in Meyersdale, the daughter of Samuel S. and Matilda (Knepp) Baer.

Preceded in death by her parents; husband of 61 years, Elwood B. Ackerman; sister: Bertha Paul; and brother: Alfred Baer.

Survived by her children: Nancy Cannon and husband David, Transfer, PA; Darla Korns and husband Warren, and Terry Paul and wife Kathy, all of Meyersdale; grandchildren: Beth Miller and husband Brad, Tricia Miller and husband Rob, Scott Cannon and wife Emily, Renee Kalp and husband Jeff, Megan Snyder and husband Ed, and Natalie Paul; great grandchildren: Jarod, Evan, and Owen Miller, Madison and Alex Cannon, Nathan Miller, Aidan, Easton, and Gavin Kalp.

Member of Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher, treasurer, council member, Willing Workers Circle, and was a substitute piano player. Also a member of the Sewing Club and Homemaker’s Club, Hillcrest Grange, and PA School Bus Association. She and her husband owned and operated a school bus for Greenville Twp. and Meyersdale Area School District.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mt. Carmel Cemetery at White Oak, 4829 Cumberland Hwy, Meyersdale, PA 15552. Rev. Glenn P. Foster officiating. Due to current health concerns, please follow social distancing guidelines and wear a mask.

The family would like to thank Rest Assured Assisted Living and Heartland Hospice for their excellent care of Margaret.

Memorial contributions may be given to given Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church, c/o Dawn Nider, 6297 Cumberland Hwy., Meyersdale, PA 15552 or Heartland Hospice of Somerset 1590 N. Center Avenue, S. 103, Somerset, PA 15501.

Arrangements by Price Funeral Service, Inc., Meyersdale. (

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