Denise Ackerman (nee Olexa), of Northeast Philadelphia, passed away on July 26th, 2018, at the age of 55. Beloved wife of Joseph Ackerman. Mother of Jennifer Deininger (Will) and Heather Jennings (Paul). Step-mother of Desiree Butcher (Gary). Grandmother of Joseph, Henry, Natalee, Qwin and Billy. Sister of Darlene Olexa (Gary), Dawn Hatch (Bobby), Deanna Zazulak (John) and the late John Oleza and Russell Olexa. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Sister-in-law of Marion Ackerman. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Denise’s life on Tuesday July 31st in St. Martha R.C. Church 11301 Academy Rd. Phila., PA 19154. You may visit and comfort the Ackerman Family during the visitation from 9:00AM to 10:00AM in the church. After the visitation there will be a Funeral Mass at 10:00AM. There will be no burial that day as Denise’s wishes were to be cremated. Please omit flowers and make donations in Denise’s memory to C.H.O.P. 3401 Civic Center Blvd. Philadelphia, PA 19104.