Juris "Whitey" Akmentins

  • Born: October 27, 1943
  • Died: December 21, 2019
  • Location: Danvers, Massachusetts

Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home

Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home
167 Maple Street, Danvers, MA 01923

Tel. (978) 774-6600

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

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DANVERS – Mr. Juris "Whitey" Akmentins 76, of Danvers, died unexpectedly December 21, 2019 at his home. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth "Bettyann" Akmentins.

Born in Riga, Latvia, he was the son of the late Osvald and Irene (Ulmanis) Akmentins. His family fled their country because of the Russian invasion and his family settled in Dorchester in 1950. He was raised and educated in Dorchester and was a graduate of Dorchester High School. He excelled on the Football field in High School as a member of the Baysiders.

An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country as a member of the United States Army stationed in Germany.

Mr. Akmentins had been employed in the printing industry for many years until the time of his retirement. He worked at Auto Roll in Middleton as a photo engraver.

He was an avid New England Patriots fan and enjoyed reading history books and working on crossword puzzles. In his retirement he enjoyed spending his time with his many friends and family. He will be terribly missed by all who knew him.

Whitey is survived by his children, Heidi Ochoa and her spouse Jaino and Jenni Mason and her spouse Michael, his grandchildren Jacob Ochoa and Marky, Lexi, Mikey and Bella Mason, his sister, Sandra M. Urquhart of Quincy and his brother, Peter A. Akmentins of Brighton.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to his committal services which will be held in the Massachusetts National Veterans Cemetery, Connery Ave, Bourne, Monday, Dec. 30th at 2:30 P.M. Assisting the family with the arrangements is the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St., (rte 62) Danvers. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com