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
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.
Condolences may be sent at www.dlcalarco.com.
Information provided by D.L. Calarco Funeral Home and