Emma T. Atkinson
Emma T. Atkinson, 91, a resident of Maybrook Hills, formerly Valley View Health & Rehabilitation Center, died Sunday morning at UPMC-Altoona.
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Thomas and Emma (Barnes) Green. She married Paul Atkinson who preceded her in death.
Surviving are three sons: Thomas J. (Gillian) of Shelburne Falls, Mass., Steven P. and David L., both of Altoona; two grandchildren: Kate and Nick; two sisters: Helen Wolf of Warren, Mich., and Linda Fowler of Bellwood; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sisters: Margaret Ostrander and Joan Slates.
She was a graduate of the former Altoona Catholic High School. She was primarily a housewife, but had also worked at Butterick Co. Inc. and J.C. Penney.
Emma enjoyed cooking, baking, reading, watching television and most of all, spending time with her family.
Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 9, 2016, and from 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Wednesday, August 10, 2016, 2016, at Mauk and Yates Funeral Home, Inc., Chaplain Barbara Rossi, officiating. Interment will be at Alto Reste Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may also be made to the charity of your choice.