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Sarah Lorraine Atkins

April 12, 1939 — April 22, 2020

Mrs. Sarah Lorraine Atkins, age 81, of Lincoln Falls, Sullivan County, PA, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, at the Hidden Meadows on the Ridge in Sellersville, PA.


            Sarah was born April 12, 1939, in Richboro, Bucks County, PA, a daughter of the late John & Rose Tanner Fleer.  She graduated from the Council Rock High School in Richboro, PA, and married the late William James Atkins on March 10, 1962. They resided in Ottsville, PA. Sarah was a CNA / Companion at Pine Run Community in Doylestown, PA, for many years. Jim worked for over 27 years for the Central Bucks School District, before retiring to his Elk Creek road residence in September of 2002.  Jim predeceased her on July 24, 2005.


            She enjoyed reading, doing cross word puzzles and seek & finds. Sally attended the Shunk United Methodist Church while living in Sullivan County, and enjoyed any church activities. Her greatest joy was spending time with her 4 children, 10 grandchildren, & 3 great grandchildren. Sarah was a loving spouse, mother, and grandmother and will be missed by all who knew her.


Son and daughter-in-law:

William James Atkins Jr. & Renee Atkins                              North Wales, PA


Three daughters and sons-in-law:

Virginia Elizabeth & Christopher Graham                              Collegeville, PA

Joanne Lorraine & Hassan Alaoui                                          Towson, MD

Sandra Beth & Thomas Hendricks                                         Ottsville, PA


Sisters and brother-in-law:

Joan Luff (Sarah’s identical twin)                                          Southampton, PA

Elizabeth Anderson & Thomas Anderson                              Allentown, PA



Joanne Laibinis                                                                       Naples, FL

Renee Atkins                                                                          Duncan, SC



Ten grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.


Besides her parents and husband she was predeceased by a sister Edna Fleer of Perkasie, PA.


            Private funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 30, 2020, from the Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA, with the Rev. Laura Kyler, pastor, of the Shunk United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Brown Cemetery, Shunk, PA, where Sarah will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband, Jim.


            Memorial contributions are directed to the Shunk United Methodist Church, PO Box 313, Canton, PA 17724.


            Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA.


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