Ross Myron Ackinclose, 79 of Jefferson Twp., Fayette City, PA, passed away Tuesday, February 8, 2022 in Penn Highlands, Mon Valley Hospital.
He was born October 18, 1942 in Charleroi, PA, son of Roscoe Ackinclose and MaryBird Ackinclose Swartz.
He was a lifetime member of Little Redstone Presbyterian Church where he served many years on church session and as an Elder. Ross was also an authorized Lay Minister Ross. He was a graduate of Brownsville High School and California University of Pa with a degree in elementary education. He was retired from Frazier School Dist. with 41 years of service, as an elementary teacher and also middle school science teacher. He first taught at West Jefferson Elementary. He was educator of the year one time, assistant basketball coach and middle school student's assistant team member at Frazier. He was a member of the Perryopolis Lion Club and was and avid reader and gardener. As both a teacher and minister Ross demonstrated his love for people. He will be missed by all who's lives he touched.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth "Betsy" Young Ackinclose, son, Timothy Ackinclose of Hagerstown, MD., brother, Barry Ackinclose and wife Carolee of Perryopolis, sister, Kathleen Swartz Thompson and husband Carl of Central, SC. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by father, Roscoe Ackinclose, mother, Mary Bird Ackinclose Swartz, step father, James Swartz, brother, Roy Lee (Tiger) Ackinclose.
Friends will be received Friday, February 11, 2022 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm in the Eley-McCrory Funeral Home, Fayette City, PA.www.eleymccroryfuneralhome.com
Memorial Service will be held Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 10:00 in the funeral home with Pastor Joshua Scully officiating.
in lieu of flowers memorial contribution may be made to Little Redstone Presbyterian Church, 304 Central School Rd., Fayette City, Pa. 15438
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