AtkinsonMaryLouAtkinson, Mary Lou

73 years, passed away peacefully at her home on Pelee Island, in her garden digging flowers for a friend, on Tuesday, September 17, 2013. Beloved wife of Roger Poisson for over 45 years. Loving mother of Britta K. Poisson (David), Kristen R. Poisson (Donna Swanson), Joshua M. Poisson (Catherine). Proud and cherished grandmother of Jack Orion Poisson, Katherine Richard, Maximus, Zachary and Isabelle Poisson. Always loved and never forgotten by her father Sheridan Atkinson (Susan). Predeceased by her mother Mary Louise Atkinson. Dear sister of Donald Atkinson (Margaret), Sagewalker (Anthony Wilson), Brenda Atkinson, Valerie Geroux, Tina Sigsworth-Stadler (Ed), Ted Atkinson (Susan), Patricia Atkinson. Survived by numerous nieces, nephews and grandnieces and nephews. Mary Lou was a dear friend to many who enjoyed the arts and spending time on the island. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Pelee Island Royal Canadian Legion Br. #403, on Saturday, September 21 at 12 noon. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Pelee Art Works Building Fund, Pelee Island R.C.L. Br. #403 Building Fund or the Pelee Island Clinic. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at

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