• Donald G. Atkinson
    October 12,2013

    Donald G. Atkinson

    Donald G. Atkinson

    EAST ORANGE Donald G. Atkinson, 78, from Hudson, Fla., formerly from East Orange, Vt., entered into rest at 7:25 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at Marlier Care Center from long-term illness.

    He was born April 4, 1935, in Barre, Vt., of the late Morton and Nora (Bushey) Atkinson, of East Orange, Vt.

    On Oct. 21, 1990, he married his surviving wife, Claire (Dube) Atkinson.

    Donald enjoyed singing, traveling and camping with his wife, Claire. He had his own cleaning business for many years in Vermont and then retired to Florida.

    He has three children, Deborah Husler, from Etters, Pa., Donald Atkinson, of Hudson, Fla., and Darlene Lamberti, of East Orange, Vt.; one surviving sister, Beverly Donahue, from Connecticut; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren, with No. 6 born just days later.

    He was preceded in death by two sisters, June and Margaret, and one brother, Richard, all from Connecticut.

    A private family service will take place in the future to remember our beloved father, son, brother, grandfather forever.

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