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Hyde Park - Mary Young Atwater, 93, of Hyde Park, died Monday, February 10, 2014, at St Francis Hospital in Poughkeepsie.
Born April 6, 1920 in LaGrange, NY she was the daughter of the late Jesse and Lititia Early Young.
Mary, a lifelong area resident, was a graduate of the Krissler Business Institute in Poughkeepsie.
She worked as a clerk for Hyde Park Paint and Glass for 27 years, retiring in 1990.
Mary enjoyed taking care of her flower gardens and bird watching. She loved all animals.
On April 6, 1941 in Bloomington, NY, she married John F. Atwater. Mr. Atwater predeceased her on December 31, 1991.
Mary is survived by several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are Friday, February 14, 2014 from 11 am to 12 noon at Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc., Rte. 9, Hyde Park.
Funeral Services will follow at 12:00 Noon at the Funeral Home, Rev. Thom Fiet officiating.
Burial will follow in the family plot in Union Cemetery.
Mary's family respectfully requests memorial donations to the Reformed Church of Hyde Park, 4408 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538.
To send an online condolence, or for directions, please visit www.sweetsfuneralhome.com
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Feb. 12 to Feb. 14, 2014
Sweet's Funeral Home
4365 Albany Post Road Hyde Park, NY 12538