Mary Noel Acker

February 21, 1945July 11, 2011

Acker, Mary Noël passed peacefully on July 11, 2011 in her 66th year with her family by her side. Beloved daughter of Mary Elizabeth and the late Charles Hayden Streater. Loving sister of Susan Elizabeth LaRosa. Adored sister-in-law of Lorraine Desposito (Joseph). Dear Aunt of Dr. Scott Streater (Andrea), Dr. Samantha Bamber (Dr. Danny). Noël is also survived by her step-children, Sherri Acker and Wendy Nordstrom (Karl) and her step-grandchildren; Madison Bender, Samantha and Benjamin Nordstrom. She was a cherished teacher at Minnesauke School for 33 years and in her retirement devoted her time and energy into helping others through St. Louis de Montfort Outreach Program. Her number one love and hobby were the NY Giants with golf being a close second. Reposing O.B. Davis Funeral Homes, 1001 Route 25A, Miller Place, LI. Visitation Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral Mass Thursday 10 AM at St. Louis de Montfort R.C. Church, Sound Beach, LI. Cremation Private.


  • Funeral Mass Thursday, July 14, 2011
  • Visitation Wednesday, July 13, 2011
  • Visitation Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Mary Noel Acker

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Dawn Bugge-De Lorenzo

July 30, 2011

I was so sad to hear of Mrs. Acker's passing. She was my favorite teacher ever and inspired me a great deal. She told me I should be a writer, and indeed I am! She will be remembered and I am sure her impact is far reaching and immeasurable. Peace and blessings to her family!

July 19, 2011

Mrs. Acker was a great 5th grade teacher. I was in her class in 1983 and then remained pen pals with her for a few years. As an adult, when I was going for teaching, I observed and helped out in her class. I will always remember her, and the token system!!! Nancy

Susan Coberg La Gala

July 19, 2011

Ms. Acker was the best 5th grade teacher. Always tough but always fair. I am in my 30's and still remember her well. She truly had an impact. I never forgot how special a lady you have to be to have a name like "NOEL!" God Bless and continue to watch over us in heaven as you did on earth. you will be missed!!


July 16, 2011

In loving memory of a beautiful soul. Your smile remains.

Linda Hartig

July 14, 2011

You were a strong determined woman that touched many lives. You smiled through even the toughest of times and we know you are at peace watching over all you left behind. My heart goes out to Noel's family in this difficult time, may her memories bring you comfort.

Linda Hartig

Ter Urso

July 12, 2011

Sweet Noel,

You were admired and respected, everyone loved you. I didn't know you very long but you became very special to me. I will miss our walks, little talks and your wonderful smile.
I will continue to live guided by the friendship we shared and our genuine caring for each other.
There is an empty space in my heart for a friend I will always remember and forever hold dear.
I know you are walking among the angels Noel, you are now one of them.

I miss you and I love you.


janet mccauley

July 12, 2011

I will miss you my dear friend...we hold onto many cherished memories.. always being the teacher it was with grace and dignity that you taught us how to deal with the challenges that life throws our you and love all our times together....keep watching out over your family and friends.. !!! we miss you xoxo , love Janet and Bruce