Carolyn J. Atkins, 78, of Warren, PA. died peacefully at her residence Friday morning, June 28, 2013. She was born September 11, 1934 in Warren, PA. to the late Samuel and Jennie Kujava Castagnino. She was a lifelong Warren area resident and a 1953 graduate of Warren High School. Carolyn was employed with Certified Electric, Johnson Enterprises and United Refinery Company as a secretary retiring in 1995. She was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church where she was a Eucharistic minister. She enjoyed decorating and working in her flower beds at her home. Her family and friends were her life. She is survived by her 3 children – Judy M. Anderson and husband, Thomas, Margie A. Finscher and husband, Erik all of Russell, PA., Michael R. Atkins of Warren, PA., 7 grandchildren – Troy and Cory Anderson of Washington, D.C., Robert and Nicole Atkins of Warren, PA., Alex, Zack and Logan Finscher of Russell, PA., several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Atkins who died March 8, 1979 whom she married September 16, 1956 in Warren, PA., 1 Brother – John C. Castagnino, 1 Sister – Marlene Mealy. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Sunday, June 30, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted Sunday at 3:45 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Monday, July 1, 2013 at 1:30 P.M. at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA. by Fr. Richard J. Toohey, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through St. Joseph Church Educational Center Fund or Hospice of Warren County, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting