Jo Ann Ackerknecht Miller passed away on Friday September 10th, after a brief illness at Albany Medical Center. She was 65 years old. Jo Ann was the proud mother of 4 girls. Jo Ann’s greatest love was her family and her cats.
Jo Ann is survived by her partner of 33 years Doug Smith, her 4 girls April Cross(Daryl), Amy Webber(John), Ashley Smith(Wayne Shults) and Autumn Smith. Brothers Charles (Connie) and Timothy Rote and a sister Michelle Ackerknecht. Jo Ann had 9 grandchildren Andrew and Matthew Hauser, Paige, Nathan and Devin Wood, Andrew Caputo, Hunter Webber, Kaleb and Bella Shults. And one great grandson Wyatt Smith.
She was predeceased by her father Ernest Ackernecht, mother Eileen Rice Ackerknecht, stepmother Betty Ackerknecht, sisters Sandra and Janet Ackerknecht and a brother Jake Ackerknecht. As per her request there will be no funeral service but the family does invite you to join them in a Celebration of Life Ceremony. It will take place at the Berkshire Firehouse,320 Steel Ave Extension Gloversville NY on October 17th at 1PM.