Mary Cecilia (Sullivan) Atkinson, wife of the late Douglas Atkinson of Mount Saint Joseph Nursing Home, formerly of Nordin, passed away at her residence on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at the age of 93. Born in Nordin, NB, she was the daughter of the late Rufus James Sullivan and Martha Jane (Grattan) Sullivan.
Mary was a clerical worker in Ottawa for the Department of Social Services for two years and CFB Chatham for 14 years .Mary was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Branch #10, Newcastle and loved to sing, read and her favourite card game was auction 45s.
Mary is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband, Mary is predeceased by five brothers: Gordon, William, Frank, Edward and Robert. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
At Mary’s request, there will be no visitation or Funeral Service. A public Graveside Service will be held at St. Samuel’s Roman Catholic Church Cemetery Douglastown on Wednesday, July 19th at 10:30am with Father Maurice Swift officiating.
In Mary’s memory, donations may be made to the Salvation Army.
Arrangements are under the direction of Bell’s Funeral Home, 651 King George Highway, Miramichi, NB, E1V 1N9. Telephone: 622-3600. Messages of condolence may be made on our website: www.bellsmeadows.com