Elton T. Ackley, 95, of Solana Beach, Calif., formerly of Stratford, husband of the late Ann Soltys Ackley, passed away peacefully on December 19, 2012 in La Vida Del Mar Senior Living Community.
Elton was born in Bridgeport on August 7, 1917 to the late Claude and Lucy Gaso Ackley.
He was a National Guard Veteran and was employed at Robert Shaw Controls as a Welding Engineer for many years.
Elton is survived by two sons Donald E. Ackley and wife Mary Poniatowski of San Diego, CA., and Peter L. Ackley of Del Mar, CA., one daughter-in-law Joanne Agostinelli of Parker, AZ., three grandchildren Melissa, Benn and Erik, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his beloved wife Ann, Elton is also predeceased by one son Thomas Ackley.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in the Galello-Luchansky Funeral Home 2220 Main Street Stratford. Inurnment will follow at St. Michael’s Cemetery Stratford.
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