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Obituary of Mary Acken – Pottstown, PA

Mary Louise “Mary” Acken died April 16, 2024 at Providence Place, Collegeville. She was the daughter of the late Mary Ann O’Hara and Louis Hartneck. She was a graduate of John W. Hallahan High School in Philadelphia, PA. She worked as secretary to the late Charles Cheston, at Connecticut General Insurance Co., General Electric, all in Philadelphia, and Charles Donovan in Pottstown. She was the wife of the late Robert P. Acken who died in 1991. She was the mother of Dr. Bruce J. Acken, Brian E. Acken (Lisa), Mary Ann Cornwall (David), Sandra Ann Mueller, Dr. Kevin P. Acken (Tong), and the late Patricia Ann Acken. She was the grandmother of Robert, Emily, Madeline, Robert, Patricia, Adam, Tyler, Zachary, Matthew, Audrey, Sophia, Robyn, Ashley and Brian Jr. She was the great-grandmother of Landon, Hayden, Juliet, Olivia, Joseph, Kayden, Miles and Brian III. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church in Spring City. There will be a visitation at the church one hour before Mass. Burial will be in St. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Maple Township. In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to be sent to the Neurological Unit of Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, in memory of Patricia Ann Acken. Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home Inc., West Reading is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at kuhnfuneralhomes.com.