Jane R. Atkinson

  • Born: August 5, 1925
  • Died: November 28, 2017
  • Location: Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Porterfield-Scheid Funeral Directors & Cremation Services, Ltd.

890 Isabel Drive
James A. Porterfield, Supervisor
Lebanon, PA 17042

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Tel. (717) 272-4634

Tribute & Message From The Family


Jane R. Atkinson, 92, of Lebanon, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Cedar Haven. She was the wife of the late Robert W. Atkinson to whom she was married for 65 years. Jane was born in Philadelphia on August 5, 1925, daughter of the late William S. and Rose M. Emilius Barbour.
Jane was a former insurance agent for Gebhard Insurance Agency. During WWII she worked as a machinist in her Father's machine shop. Jane was a member of St. Mark's United Church of Christ, Lebanon. She was a life member of American Legion Post 366 Cpl. John Laudenschlager Post, Philadelphia, and member of ABWA, Lebanon and the Soroptmist. Jane enjoyed gardening, sewing blankets and stuffed bears and staying in touch with members of her high school class, Philadelphia Sunday School members and her cousins.
Jane is survived by her daughters, Marguerite C., wife of Eberhard Kaupp of The Villages, FL, Jane A., wife of Roger Gookin of Towson, MD, 6 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother, William Barbour.
Jane will be remembered during a public memorial service held in the Chapel of Cedar Haven on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 2:00 PM.