April 4, 1935 – September 14, 2013
Obituaries » DONALD G. ATKINSON
ATKINSON, DONALD G., 78, from Hudson, Fla., formerly from East Orange, Vt., entered into rest on September 14 at Marlier Care Center, from long-term illness. He was born April 4, 1935, in Barre, of the late Morton and Nora (Bushey) Atkinson, of East Orange. 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; 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.