Elizabeth Akin

May 12, 1928August 13, 2012

Elizabeth (Pinto) Akin, age 84, of Fairhaven died Monday, August 13, 2012. She was the wife of the late Charles H. Akin.

Born in Mt. Vernon, New York, a daughter of the late Joseph Pinto and Mary Viera, she was a life-long resident of the area.

Mrs. Akin worked and volunteered for several senior organizations in the area for many years. She was an avid reader and plant lover. She was a very family-oriented person and will be missed dearly.

She is survived by a daughter, Nancy Peltier and a son, Charles H. Akin Jr. of Fairhaven; three grandchildren; three great grandchildren; three brothers, Peter, Joseph and William Pinto; and a sister, Irene Fortin. She was also the grandmother of the late Jason Peltier and sister of the late Edward Viera and John Pinto.

Her funeral and burial will be private. Arrangements are in the care of the WARING-SULLIVAN Home of Memorial Tribute at Fairlawn, Fairhaven. Memorial contributes in her honor may be made to American Parkinson Disease Association, MA Chapter, 72 East Concord Street, C3, Boston, MA 02118.


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Elizabeth Akin

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Nancy McLeod/Lewis

August 21, 2012

To Mrs. Akin's Grandson and Family, Sorry to hear the sad news of your grandmother's passing. From the McLeod Family ...Weeden Rd.

August 19, 2012

Nancy, I was so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom.I thank you for letting me be a part of her life. She was a blast.!! love Christine Ingham

August 18, 2012

Sincere deepest sympathy to all Liz's family. Allen & Diana Vaughan