Correwn M. Atkinson

May 14, 2013       

WATERTOWN, N.Y.    Correwn M. Atkinson, 93, died Monday, May 13, at Samaritan Keep Home in Watertown where she had been a resident since 2010.

Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Scott D. and Leslie E. Atkinson, Watertown and grandchildren Meredith and John.

Born March 4, 1920 in Tamaroa, Illinois, the daughter of Earl and Nathalie Miller Moore, she graduated from Pinckneyville Community High School.

She married Harry D. Atkinson on May 22, 1942. The couple lived in Washington D.C. and Memphis, Tenn., before settling in Watertown after World War II. They lived in Watertown until 1966, lived in Ogdensburg until 1970, and in Black River until 1978.

After leaving northern New York, they lived in Palm Coast, Fla., and Ararat, Va., returning to Watertown in 2003.

Mrs. Atkinson was a housewife and held various secretarial jobs.

Harry Atkinson died April 10, 2008; a sister, Georgia Carol Moore Andrus, died July 10, 2006; another sister, Madalyn Andrus, died Jan. 29, 1994.

Funeral arrangements are private with the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc.

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Information provided by D.L. Calarco Funeral Home and, Watertown.