Atkins, Dorothy M.

January 18, 2004

DOROTHY M. ATKINS (nee Gayhardt), a long time resident of Baltimore, passed away on January 12, 2004, at 76 years of age. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Harold Atkins, Jr. (1989). She was a very loving and devoted mother to her five surviving children, Thomas G. Atkins (Kathy) of TN, Peggy L. Clary (Walt) of Baltimore, Judi A. Zamora (Steven) of CA, Daniel S. Atkins (Rose) of CO, and Terri A. Bonacci (Gary) of FL. She dearly loved her eleven grandchildren, Conni, Tommy, Todd, Colleen, Andy, Josh, Dustin, Savanna, Daniel, Jenna and Garrett, and was so proud to be a great-grandmother of four. She leaves a sister, Rosalie Wessel, and two brothers, Raymond and Robert Gayhardt. Dorothy spent countless hours as a volunteer wherever she was needed, Meals On Wheels, churches and hospitals, and was an active member of St. Peter Lutheran Church. She leaves behind many friends and will be missed by all of us. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, 7910 Belair Road, on Saturday, January 31, at 2 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Leukemia Society, 8600 LaSalle Road, Chester Bldg., Suite 314, Baltimore, MD 21286 or to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 10155 York Road, Suite 101, Cockeysville, MD 21030. Arrangements by MILLER-DIPPEL FUNERAL HOME, INC.

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