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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Dorothy M. Atkins, 91, formerly of Russell, PA

Dorothy M. Atkins
Dorothy M. Atkins, 91, formerly of Russell, PA, died Tuesday evening, January 20, 2015 at the home of her daughter in Woodbury Heights, N.J. 

She was born May 31, 1923 in Deerfield Twp., Tidioute, PA. She was the daughter of Nicholas and Catherine Kuzminski Bojack, Sr. Dorothy was a longtime resident of Russell, PA. She had been employed with the former Quality Markets working as a cashier and in the meat dept.

She had also worked as a Nurse’s Aide with the Rouse Warren County Home and did private duty nursing in private homes.
She had attended Russell United Methodist Church.

She was an avid bowler and hunter. She enjoyed being a grandmother, had great sense of humor, and was a wonderful cook.

She is survived by her 4 children – Carol Ann Egres and husband, Al of St. John’s, Michigan, Linda Nuhfer of Woodbury Heights, N.J., Sherry Irwin and husband, Bill of Erie, PA., Jeff Atkins and wife, Stacie of Warren, PA., 1 Sister – Ann Nelson of Mt. Clair, N.J., 12 Grandchildren, 26 Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Carl B. Atkins whom she married November 26, 1941 in Jamestown, N.Y. who died February 11, 1987, 1 Grandson – Chad Gray, 1 Brother – Nicholas Bojack, Jr., 5 Sisters – Margaret Schoenle, Rose Rafalski , Marion Tiernan , Helen Peters, Catherine “Kitty” Robinson. 

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA., Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. where a funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. by Rev. Marcus Briggs, Chaplain of the Warren General Hospital, officiating. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Russell, PA. 

Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice, 5 Eves Dr., Suite 300, Marlton, N.J. 08053.

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