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August 11, 2012
BENEFITING: Genre's Kids with Cancer Fund
Daniel A. Atkinson60, of East Brady, passed away Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. He was born January 31, 1952, in Kittanning, Pa, the son of Lawrence Atkinson and Carrie Mae (Fair) Gamble. He worked as a welder and truck driver for Wise Machine Shop in Butler, PA. He enjoyed his family and friends and was an avid camper and hunter. He also enjoyed being on the advisory committee of the Lenape Tech Welding Technology Department where he was able to help guide young men and women in the area of welding and fabricating. He was a Life Member of the National Rifle Association and a founding member of the Armstrong County Friends of the NRA Committee, which he served as Secretary/Treasurer for many years. Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Elaine (King) Atkinson whom he married March 28, 1969; two children, Loretta Lynn Atkinson of Worthington and Douglena Mae Zablocki and husband, David of Kittanning; 4 grandchildren Mikayla, Dozick, Max and Walker; brothers Randy Atkinson and wife Janet of Worthington, and David Atkinson and wife Bonnie of Pittsburgh. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Carrie Lynn.