Lorraine Elizabeth Acker Wall – Ms. Wall 94, of Orlando passed away peacefully on Monday, October 15, 2018 in the care of Cornerstone Hospice. She was born in Chicago, IL on March 24, 1924 to Lewis F. Acker and Hazel Gregory Acker. She was raised in Chicago but was a life time resident of Winter Park until she moved to Westminster Towers, Orlando 15 years ago. Lorraine was a member of the First Congregation Church, Winter Park. She graduated with a Bachelor Degree in business from Rollins College, Winter Park. Lorraine retired from the City of Winter Park as the Assistant Finance Director.
In her spare time, she made cakes for anybody that needed one – Showers, Birthdays, Wedding for friends and family. Her cake baking reputation lead into catering weddings. Her cakes were so well liked that in her later years she got a call from the daughter of a couple who she had made a wedding cake for and the daughter wanted to know if she could make her wedding cake.
In her retirement years Lorraine worked as a Hospital Auxiliary worker at Florida Hospital and delivered meals for, Meals on Wheels for over 20 years and finally had to give it up when she was 88. She loved to travel, play cards and golf.
She is survived by her daughters Penny (Tom) Wheeler of Orlando, FL: Debbie (Tim) Healy of Ft. Collins, CO and her son Greg (Dianne) Johnson of Rockledge, FL: 6 grandchildren, Christopher Johnson, Leslie Catalano, Christopher Doucette, Brent Johnson, Taylor Healy and Shelby Healy along with 3 great grandchildren. Private family services will be held Mount Greenwood Cemetery, Chicago, IL. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made Cornerstone Hospice “donate.cshospice.org”. Arrangements in care off Collison Carey Hand www.careyhand.com.
Rip Lorraine. I have loved you since the day I met you and your family when I met you when I was 12 years old when I met Penny. I will always love You and miss you till I see you in heaven. Will always be in my heart love you.patty.
Patty DreyerLake Mary, FL
Sorry for your loss. Praying for you
Paul & Annette JonesWinter Haven, FL
We send our deepest condolences at this time of sorrow. Your Mom will be greatly missed. We are very happy that we had the chance to know your Mom. She was a lovely lady. We will always remember how good her cakes were & how much she would always help with food or catering questions whenever I needed help. Lorraine made our wedding cake so many years ago. She was like part of the family & we always looked forward to seeing her at our gatherings. Lorraine was a very talented & special lady and will miss her.
Mark & Laura Jones
Laura JonesOrmond Beach, FL