Cynthia A. (nee Garey) Atkinson, 64, of the Town of Niagara, NY, wife of the late Norman Atkinson, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at her residence. Born on August 3, 1948 in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Genevieve (Lewandowski) Garey.
Mrs. Atkinson was a lifelong resident of the Town of Niagara, NY. Cindy, as she was known by family and friends, attended the former Sacred Heart School and graduated from the former Madonna High School. From 1984 until her retirement in 2011, she worked as a Home Health Care Aide for Mercy Home Care. Mrs. Atkinson enjoyed garage and estate sales. Cindy was an animal lover of all kinds.
Mrs. Atkinson is survived by two children, Mark (Melinda) Stoianoff of Niagara Falls, NY and Audrey Stoianoff-Holup of the Town of Niagara, NY; one brother, Bernard (late Joyce) Garey of Niagara Falls, NY; one sister, Genie of Oregon and many beloved nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Cindy was predeceased by one sister, Christine Stoianoff.
There will be no prior visitation. Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside committal service on Monday, March 4th at 11:00AM in Niagara Falls Memorial Park Cemetery, 5871 Military Road, Lewiston, NY, with Rev. Robert Hughson officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to the Niagara County SPCA, 2100 Lockport Road, Niagara Falls, NY 14304. Arrangements were entrusted to OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (297-9007).
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