Patricia (Matheson)'s Story
Patricia (Matheson) Atkinson passed away on January 17, 2018 in Richmond, VA. 'Pat,' as she was affectionately known by family and friends, was born on March 16, 1937 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. She was the daughter of the late Donald G. and Margaret (Byrne) Matheson.
She moved with her family to Niagara Falls, NY in 1952 and graduated from St. Mary's High School in 1955. On September 16, 1961 she married Edward L. Atkinson and they relocated to South Carolina.
Pat is survived by her husband, Edward; two daughters, Tina (Brian) Oswald and Mary (Henry) Rozycki; her grandchildren, great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her siblings, Jack Matheson, Sally Glasgow and Mary Connolly. She was predeceased by one sister, Donna Wemett; and two brothers, Donald G. Matheson, Jr. and Edward 'Ted' Matheson.
Donations in Pat's memory to Alzheimer's Association or a charity of one's choice. Private services were held in Richmond, VA.
Published on January 24, 2018