Marion Lelia Schedler Grahek Atkinson
Marion Lelia Schedler Grahek Atkinson, 97, of Willow Valley Retirement Community, Lancaster County, passed away on Wednesday Oct., 16, 2013.
Born on Oct. 22, 1915, and raised in Spokane, Wash., she and her husband Joseph lived in Williamsport for nine years, moving to Lancaster in 1959. She was active in Scouting, serving both as a Den Mother and a Brownie Leader. She was president of the PTA and attended Covenant Central Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed the title of “Mrs. Williamsport” and was runner-up for “Mrs. Pennsylvania” in 1959.
She will be interred at Conestoga Memorial Park in Lancaster next to her husband. A full obituary can be viewed at: www.KaSnyderFuneralHome.com. Remembrances can be made in Marion’s memory to Occupation Development Center, 640 Martha Ave., Lancaster, PA 17603. ODC is a local non-profit organization devoted to helping mentally handicapped individuals.