Betty Atwell, 88, of Duryea, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Wesley Village Nursing Facility, Pittston. She was born in Swansea, South Wales on January 13, 1931 and was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Billett) Davies.
Betty was employed by Sally’s Fashion, Pittston. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Atwell, who died September 4, 2016 and her sister Iris Thomas.
Betty is survived by her son Robert Atwell, Jr. and wife Christine of Pennsdale, Pa; daughter Denise H. Davailus and husband Robert of Plains Twp.; grandchildren Adrienne Cober-Dickerson and Rhian Singer; great-granddaughter Auria Singer; and many nieces and nephews.
Betty was a resident of Highland Park Senior Living Center, Wilkes-Barre for over two and a half years. Her family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Highland Park Senior Center for their kindness, compassion and friendship they have shown to Betty and her family over the years.
Funeral services will be privately held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be held at the Marcy Cemetery, Duryea.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Luzerne County SPCA, 524 East Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.
Arrangements are by Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea, PA 18642.