Dorothy B. Atkinson, 71, died Friday (Oct. 19, 2001) in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
Ms. Atkinson was born in Lewiston and attended local schools.
A homemaker, she enjoyed making crafts, playing bingo and cards and doting on her granddaughter.
Survivors also include her beloved friend, William Welder of Youngstown; a daughter, Susan Samuel of Niagara Falls; a brother, Frederick, known as "Fritz," of Niagara Falls; and four sisters, Helen Pollow of Lewiston, Aileen "Ike" Voorhees of the Town of Niagara, Doris Bonnet of Georgia and Violet "Peg" Feryer of Depew.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Lane Funeral Home, 8622 Buffalo Ave. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lewiston.