ACKER, Roderick “Roddy” Wilfred Sinclair – Age 77, of North River, Lunenburg Co., passed away on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in North River, Lunenburg Co., he was a son of the late Ray and Roseanna (Robar) Acker.
He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, North River. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and enjoyed spending time with his family and always lending a helping hand to his friends and family. He worked at Bowater Mersey for his working career.
Surviving are his wife of 39 years, Elaine Shirley (Robar) Acker; daughter, Margo Acker, North River; son, Richie Haines (Della), Cornwall; Bompy will be lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, Nathan (Tanya), Tristan (Jon), Tara, Jeremy (Courtney), Morgan, Heidi and Haley and many great-grandchildren; sister, Audrey (Kenneth) Banks, Wilmot; brother, Lawrence (Marilyn) Acker, Meadowvale; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by daughter-in-law, Joan Haines; sisters, Geraldine Simpson, Yvonne “Leona” Acker and Charlotte Acker; brothers, Larry Acker and Allen Acker.
No visitation at the funeral home by request. Service of Remembrance will be held, 2 p.m., Friday, August 18 in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, North River. Rev. David Whynot officiating. Interment will be at a later date. No flowers please, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Canadian Diabetes Association or Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home, 4895 route 10, New Germany, where on-line condolences may be made by visiting www.sweenysfuneralhome.com.