Member of the Waterbury Garden Club
Mrs. Nella (Russell) Atkins, 90, of Waterbury, passed away Saturday August 18, 2012 at Waterbury Hospital. She was the wife of the late Chester Atkins.
Nella was born in Waterbury on October 19, 1921, daughter of the late Petras and Anelia (Trusinskas) Russell. She was an inspector for Uniroyal Footwear for over 20 years until their closure. She enjoyed gardening and was a member of the Waterbury Garden Club. She took great pride in maintaining her yard work and flower gardens.
She leaves two sons, Chester Atkins and his wife Cheryl of Clinton, Douglas Atkins of Guilford, a daughter Linda Atkins of Waterbury. Three granddaughters, Sara Atkins of Norwich, Melissa Atkins of Clinton, Chloe Atkins of Guilford, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother Peter Russell and a sister Frances Bushell.
Arrangements: Funeral will be held Tuesday 9:00 a.m. from Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home, 430 Chase Parkway to St. Joseph’s Church for a 10:00 a.m. Mass. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours will be Tuesday 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to:
Alzheimer’s disease Research
22512 Gateway Center Dr.
Clarksburg MD, 20871