Helen Virginia Atkinson
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Beacon - Helen Virginia Atkinson of Beacon passed away peacefully on April 5, 2014 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center. She was 93.
Born on June 16, 1920 in Beacon , NY to the late Richard and Gertrude Davidson Atkinson.
She worked at New York Rubber Corp, during World War II and then worked for National Biscuit Company in Beacon.
She was a devoted member of the First Presbyterian Church in Beacon and was previously a member of the Pocahontas and Rebekahs.
Helen is survived by her Dear Brother George Atkinson of Beacon and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers William and Richard Attkinson, sisters Gertrude Atkinson ,Ruth Ciarfella, Grace Jaycox, Margaret Izzo, and Anna Christian.
The family would like to extend a deep appreciation to the staff of Wingate and Beacon and Vassar Brothers Medical Center along with the Chaplains and the Palliative Care Staff for the care given to Helen.
Friends may call on Wednesday April 9, 2014 from 2-4 & 7-9pm at Robert H. Auchmoody Funeral Home 1028 Main Street, Fishkill. A Funeral Service will be held at First Presbyterian Church 50 Liberty Street, Beacon on Thursday April 10, 2014 at 11am with Pastor Ben Larson-Wolbrink officiating. Interment will follow in Fishkill Rural Cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church 50 Liberty Street, Beacon, NY 12508.
For Virginia's guestbook or to send a sympathy card please visit www.hudsonvalleyfuneralhomes.com
Robert H. Auchmoody Funeral Home
1028 Main St.
Fishkill, NY 12524
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Apr. 7 to Apr. 9, 2014