Oct. 22, 2009 Harrisburg Dauphin County Pennsylvania, USA
Viola R. Atchley, 88, of Harrisburg, died Thursday, October 22, 2009 at the Lutheran Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, York. She was the widow of James N. Atchley, Sr. Born December 9, 1920 in York County, she was a daughter of John and Grace (Bishop) Diller. Viola was a homemaker. She was a member of the Colonial Park United Church of Christ and its Edna M. Hoke Sunday School Class, as well as its Friendship Club; and was a former member of the Ridgeview Garden Club. She is survived by a daughter, Patricia R. Apple and husband Edward R. Jr. of Dover; two grandsons, Edward R. Apple III and wife Elizabeth of Ickesburg, and Daniel N. Apple and wife Iryna of Herndon, Va; two great grandchildren, Iris Apple and Yuriy Zhylenko. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a stepson, James N. Atchley, Jr. There will be no viewing. A celebration of life service will be held at the Colonial Park United Church of Christ on Thursday at 11 a.m. with The Reverend Doctor Bonita Zobeck officiating. Friends will be received at the church from 10 a.m. until the hour of service. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.