Joseph Henry Ackler

November 19, 1980February 28, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Gates, Kingsley & Gates Praiswater Mortuary, Canoga Park, CA.


Joseph Henry Ackler

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Marilyn Gsponer

August 26, 2015

I just found out after all this time that Joe passed. We were together in early 2000 and friends for years. We survived 9/11 as we flew back from Boston a mere 12 hours before. I thought he would always be in my life and am stunned that he is gone.

Jessica Rini

September 4, 2014

Joe - I miss you dearly. I can sincerely say that I have never met anyone with such a personality and outlook on life that has touched me as much as you. And I doubt I ever will. I still seek strength from you on hard days. My heart breaks that I cannot reach you personally. But even though you are not here physically, I feel your presence and carry a piece of you with me. I look forward to the time when we can laugh, hug, argue, and sit in silence with each other again.

Carolyn Denny

July 13, 2014

I remember watching him perform in 7 Brides for 7 Brothers. I got his autograph at the ripe old age of 12 & fell madly in love with him :) We were each others' very first kiss and shared the Powell Middle School experience together for a time. I have lovely fond memories and pictures of Joe. My deepest condolences for your loss.

Peter Facinelli

June 2, 2014

I worked with Joe on Nurse Jackie. He was a beacon of light. Always smiling. Never had an unkind thing to say about anyone. Thank you Joe... For always putting a smile on my face. You will be missed brother.

Liz Levy

May 18, 2014

Liz Levy

May 14, 2014

Joe was one of my first boyfriends when I was 17, he was 19. We had so much fun hanging with our friends and just joking around, watching movies. We also grieved together at the loss of a friend who was 17 back then. Joe made everyone smile and laugh. He intentionally called my mom by a new name every time he saw her, pretending to have forgotten her actual name, Sue. I wish I had gotten to talk to him in the last few years. Had been about three. Will never forget him. Have many photos of us from teen and early twenties if family is interested. Bless you.

March 16, 2014

I am praying for you and your family and want you to know that I am here for you.
Christa MacFarlane

Mary Beth Gilbert

March 13, 2014

I had the privilege of meeting Joe and found him to have a great spirit. He was kind, and often opened his heart, to help ease the pain of others.

Amber Schneider

March 12, 2014

It's a rarity to meet a person with as much spirit, spunk and flavor as Joe. He was a true artist from the way he graced the stage to the way he thought about and perceived life. I feel truly blessed and enriched to have had the privilege of knowing him.
I may not know Joe's family or closest friends personally, but know that my heart weeps profoundly with yours. May it give you strength to know that somewhere through the ache and swells of sorrow, Joe's light will always resonate deeply within the hearts of all who knew him.
Know that I am sending you love and healing energy continually~

Michael, Carol and the Girls Geist

March 10, 2014

Karen, Tom and Jon,
We know how hard a loss like this is and you are in our prayers. I have fun memories of Joe from when we moved in across from you in Four Lakes - He was 10 and was a active fun kid with some extra charisma and grew into a fine young man. Keep your spirit and faith strong.