Adelaide Atkinson

Obituary of Adelaide S. Atkinson

Adelaide "Scottie" Atkinson, 80, of Lenox Township, PA, died Saturday morning, November 21, 2020 at home. She was preceded in death by her husband, John "Jack" Atkinson on April 21, 2006.

Born August 20, 1940 in Scranton, PA, she was the daughter of the late James Dickson Welles and Adelaide Blydenburg Welles and was a graduate of Lackawanna Trail High School. Scottie enjoyed her job at Taylor's Hobby World in Clarks Summit, PA, where she worked as a clerk and taught classes. She was a member of the Factoryville United Methodist Church and was involved with several musical groups that included: Classic Voices, Interlude, Harmony Show Choir and her church choir. She was active in many community participation and fundraising groups over the years including, Girl Scouts and the church's mobile food pantry.

She loved to bake and took great joy in making platters of Christmas cookies for family and friends.

She is survived by her two grandsons: John William Montgomery, IV. of Covington Township, PA and Neil Anthony Montgomery and wife, Sarah of Tunkhannock, PA; two great granddaughters: Delilah and Bailey Montgomery.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter: Heather Atkinson; a brother: James D. Welles, Jr.; and a sister: Mary Flanagan.

The funeral was held Monday, November 30, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. from the Factoryville United Methodist Church, 162 College Avenue, Factoryville, PA, with Rev. Jean Blackie, pastor, officiating.

A visitation was held on Monday, November 30, 2020 from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. at the church.

Arrangements were entrusted to Shifler-Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Clifford, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions were made to the Factoryville United Methodist Church, 162 College Avenue, Factoryville, PA 18419

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Monday
30
November

Visitation at Main Service

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday, November 30, 2020
Factoryville United Methodist Church
162 College Avenue
Factoryville, Pennsylvania, United States
Monday
30
November

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Monday, November 30, 2020
Factoryville United Methodist Church
162 College Avenue
Factoryville, Pennsylvania, United States
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