Dorothy Atkinson

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Dorothy Atkinson MaltaDorothy Atkinson, 92, passed away peacefully at her assisted living facility residence in Malta, NY, on September 6, 2013. Born in Manhattan to immigrant parents, Dorothy earned a BA in history before starting work at Bloomingdale's, where she worked full time for 52 years. Dorothy was active in her local senior center after retiring and enjoyed going to the theatre and cultural events. Enthusiastic about life, Dorothy lived by the words patience and fortitude, taken from the names of the lion statues outside the NYC Public Library. Dorothy is survived by her brother-in-law, Bill; two nieces, Joyce and Miriam (Steve); and four great-nieces and nephews, Nicholas, Lindsay, Heather, and Nathaniel. Memorial donations can be made online to the New York Public Library.

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Published in The Daily Gazette Co. on Sept. 9, 2013