Carmela T. Ackley (nee Scaffidi)

May 10, 1926 - Sept. 11, 2011

Carmela T. Ackley (nee Scaffidi), 85, joined her husband Raymond and baby daughter Tina Marie in eternal life Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011.

She was the loving mother of Richard (Linda) of California, Ruth Ann, Mary Therese, Greg (Kim) of Georgia, Cheryl Ann, David and Carol Jean; cherished grandmother of Brianna and David Paul; and dear sister of Rose (Joe) Weber, Joseph Scaffidi, Dominic (Agnes), Frank (Marlene), Bill (Gloria) and Carmella (Bill). She is also loved by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at St. Charles Catholic Church, 313 Circle Drive, Hartland, with a funeral Mass at 7 p.m. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at St. Charles Cemetery.

Carmela was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She was a loving child care provider for many years.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated.

Carmela will be greatly missed, as she has touched the hearts and spirits of all who knew her. No more pain Mom, rest in peace.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary or leave condolences.