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Quinn - Fogarty Funeral Home

192-15 Northern Boulevard, Flushing, NY

OBITUARY

Pauline V. Ackerly

December 31, 1941February 6, 2020

PAULINE V. CUSICK ACKERLY 12 -31-41 TO 02 -06 -20 PAULINE IS SURVIVED BY HER SON PHILLIP ACKERLY, HER SISTER-IN-LAW, ROSE BROTHER-IN-LAW, JERRY HER NEPHEWS AND NIECES, JOHN, JERRY, JACKIE, ROSA, LISA, MARY, LYNN, SUE, DIANE, JULIE AND HER MANY GREAT NIECES AND NEPHEWS. PAULINE WAS BORN IN FLUSING, NY ON DECEMBER 21, 1941 – A NEW YEAR’S EVE NEVER TO BE FORGOTTEN. SHE WAS THE BABY SISTER TO RICHARD, WILLIAM, VIOLET, HENRY AND JOHN. SHE ATTENDED ST. FIDELIS, FLUSHING HIGH SCHOOL AND QUEENS COLLEGE. SHE WAS AN EXECUTIVE SECRETARY FOR MANY YEARS FOR A MAJOR PAPER MANUFACTURING COMPANY AND LATER IN LIFE A CAREGIVER. HER MOST REWARDING AND LOVE JOB WAS THAT OF BEING A MOM. WHEN SHE WAS UNABLE TO CONCIEVE OR ADOPT LOCALLY, SHE TRAVELLED TO POLAND TO A ADOPT HER BLONDE HAIRED LITTLE BOY, PHILLIP. THE DAY SHE BOUGHT PHILLIP HOME TO THE US, I CAN SAY WITHOUT DOUBT, WAS THE HAPPIEST DAY OF HER LIFE. TODAY WE CELEBRATE AUNT PAULINE’S LIFE. HOPING WE ALL REMEMBER THE HAPPY TIMES AND THE HAPPY MEMORIES CREATED TOGETHER. TODAY WE CELEBRATE ALL THE GOOD, ALL THE HAPPINESS, AND ALL THE SPECIAL MOMENTS. THERE WAS ALOTO OF LOVE IN MY AUNT PAULINE’S LIFE. EVEN THOUGH SHE IS NO LONGER WITHUS, I KNOW THAT HER LEGACY WILL LIVE ON IN ALL OF US. SHE WAS AN INTELLIGENT, INDEPENDENT WOMAN, WHO LOVED DEEPLE AND TO THAT THOSE WHO LOVED HER CAN CONFIRM. SHE WAS ALWAYS READY TO OFFER ADVICE WHEN SHE KNEW YOU KNEED IT AND SOMETIMES WHEN YOU DIDN’T. HERE ARE SOME TIDBITS AND MEMORIES SHE SHARED WITH THOSE MISSING HER BUT REMEMBERING HER FONDLYTODAY. HER NIECE LYNN, - REMEMBERS AUNT PAULINE AS THE FUN AUNT WHO WAS HER FIRST BABYSITTER AND WHO LET HER REPEATEDLY LISTEN TO HER 45 OF “ A GROOVY KIND OF LOVE” HER NIECE LISA – REMEMBERS FONDLY WHEN SHE WAS 5 OR 6 THAT AUNT PAULINE WOULD GO AND PICK HER UP AND TAKE HER TO CHURCH AND THEN AFTERWARDS TAKE HER DOWN THE BLVD TO THE DINER FOR A VANILLA EGG CREAM – TO THIS DAY LISA STILL ENJOYS THE OCCASSIONAL EGG CREAM AND THINKS OF AUNT PAULINE AND THOSE TIMES TOGETHER HER NEPHEW JOHN – REMEMBERS WITH LOVE – THE TIMES SPENT AT HER HOUSE IN STAMFORD CT – EXPLORING THE WOODS AND PLAYING – ALL THE LETTERS THAT SHE WROTE HIM WHILE HE WAS STARTING HIS LIFE ACROSS THE POND, AND FEELING BLESSED THAT HE GOT TO SEE HER ON HIS LAST VISIT OVER THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS. DATING ADVICE SHE SHARE WITH JOANNE – “ALWAYS LOOK AT A MAN’S SHOES, BECAUSE RICH MEN DON’T WEAR CHEAP SHOES” CAREER ADVICE: ALWAYS FOLLOW YOU PASSION AND YOU’LL ALWAYS DO WELL MARRIAGE ADVICE SHE GAVE ME AT MY BRIDAL SHOWER: NEVER GO TO BED ANGRY AND ADVICE ON HOW TO OVERCOME FEAR “ KNOCK IT OFF – THAT BUG CAN’T HURT YOU – YOU’RE MUCH BIGGER THAN IT” IN CLOSING, I BORROW A QUOTE FROM WINNIE THE POOH “IF THERE EVER COMES A DAY WHERE WE CANT BE TOGETHER, KEEP ME IN YOUR HEART, I’LL STAY THERE FOREVER” AUNT PAULINE, YOUR MEMORY WILL LIVE ON IN OUR HEARTS FOREVER YOU WERE AND WILL ALWAYS BE LOVED. REST IN PEACE. NOW PLEASE JOIN ME IN THE LORDS PRAYER. OUR FATHER WHO ART IN HEAVEN……………

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, February 12, 2020
  • Visitation Wednesday, February 12, 2020
  • Chaple Service Thursday, February 13, 2020

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