George Joseph Atkinson Jr.
Atkinson Jr., George Joseph
George Joseph Atkinson, Jr., age 71, of Oxford, CT, formerly of North Salem, NY, beloved husband of Donna Atkinson, died peacefully on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Yale-New Haven Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Atkinson was born in Bronxville, NY to the late Muriel (Gomes) & George Atkinson, Sr. He received a B.A. from Manhattan College & an M.B.A. from Baruch College. Mr. Atkinson worked for 43 years at I.B.M. as a Financial Systems Analyst.
He was a loving and caring husband, father & grandfather who will be deeply missed. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Donna Atkinson, his children Christine Carpenter of Monkton, MD, Genenne Atkinson of Oxford, CT, and Amy Emanuel of Rocky Hill, CT. He leaves behind four grandchildren, Samantha & Kathryn Carpenter, Hailey & Brayden Emanuel and two sisters, Mary Lou Connelly of Stuart, FL & Kathleen Cecere of Rye Brook, NY.
His joys of life included playing golf, traveling and his love of technology. He was known for his never-ending love of his family, his humor & his strength of character.
Funeral mass will take place Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 10:00 am at St. Thomas Church of the Apostle, 733 Oxford Rd., CT. Interment will follow in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla, NY. Relatives and friends may greet family at the Southbury Funeral Home of Munson-Lovetere, 235 Main St. North on Tuesday, July 15 from 4-8pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Closer to Free, Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven Hospital, P.O. Box 7611, New Haven, CT 06519-0611.
Published in the The Journal News on July 15, 2014
Atkinson, George Joseph Jr. [MC???? RIP]
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I believe that George is a member of the Class of 1965.
May He Rest In Peace.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
Atkinson, George Joseph Jr. [MC1965 RIP]
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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.
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