Obituary for Lucille Atkinson (Fortier)
Lucille (Fortier) Atkinson, 88, of Hudson, passed away peacefully on January 8, 2017 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack surrounded by her loving and devoted family.
She was born in Nashua on November 1, 1928, a daughter of the late John and Marion (Bedard) Fortier.
Mrs. Atkinson was the wife of Jack Atkinson, whom she married on January 11, 1974.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by a daughter, Gail Gagne, and her sisters, Estelle Fortier, Irene Levesque and Lillian Gergor and her brothers, Wally Fortier, Bud Fortier and Ray Fortier.
In addition to her beloved husband, Jack, she is survived by her children, Kathy Delle Chiaie, Buddy Bernard and his wife Cathy, Maggie Schellenberg and her husband Paul, Terry Mostrom and her husband Bruce, and Jim Bernard and his wife Susan; 15 Grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; her sister and brother-in-law, Terri and Jack Butler of Las Cruces, NM; her sisters-in-law, Dibby Fortier of Nashua, NH and Jane Fortier of Avon Park, FL; her special friends, Jay Barrett and his family and Patti Houston and her family; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua on Friday, January 13, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Kathryn Parish, Dracut Rd., Hudson on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 10:00 AM. Friends are invited to attend and asked to gather at the church. Interment prayers and burial will follow at Edgewood Cemetery, Nashua. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a memorial donation in Lucille’s memory to either the; American Lung Association, Donation Processing Center, PO Box 7000, Albert Lea, MN 56007-8001 (www.lung.org) or the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005 (www.heart.org).