Sylvia F. Ackerhalt, 97, of Manahawkin died July 21, 2011. Born in New York, she also had lived in Passaic, Red Bank, and Florida.
Mrs. Ackerhalt owned and operated her candy and gift shop, Floramir Fine Chocolates, in Passaic for more than 15 years.
She was a life member of Hadassah and an active member of Congregation Tifereth Israel in Passaic.
Predeceased by her husband of 67 years, Philip, in 2003, she is survived by her son, Robert of Williamsville, NY; her daughter, Jayne Vaccarezza of Manahawkin; a sister, Trudy Hinder of Long Island, NY; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held July 24 with arrangements by Belkoff Goldstein Funeral Chapel, Lakewood.