Norman Hall
B: 1948-02-11
D: 2019-08-20
View Details
Hall, Norman
Jay Marshall
B: 1961-01-06
D: 2019-08-18
View Details
Marshall, Jay
Irene Casciano
B: 1929-07-21
D: 2019-08-13
View Details
Casciano, Irene
Harold Alleyne
B: 1935-03-12
D: 2019-08-12
View Details
Alleyne, Harold
Linda Bent
B: 1949-02-12
D: 2019-08-11
View Details
Bent, Linda
Janet Lawrence
B: 1932-10-19
D: 2019-08-07
View Details
Lawrence, Janet
Joyce Sousa
B: 1942-06-01
D: 2019-08-06
View Details
Sousa, Joyce
Elizabeth LaPolice
B: 1934-03-22
D: 2019-08-02
View Details
LaPolice, Elizabeth
Roger Duhamel
B: 1949-04-01
D: 2019-07-28
View Details
Duhamel, Roger
Theresa Morin
B: 1930-06-05
D: 2019-07-26
View Details
Morin, Theresa
Lindsey Tierno
B: 1989-07-14
D: 2019-07-23
View Details
Tierno, Lindsey
Arlena Wilmot
B: 1936-11-23
D: 2019-07-22
View Details
Wilmot, Arlena
Calliope Barrett
B: 1935-09-27
D: 2019-07-20
View Details
Barrett, Calliope
Keith Jones
B: 1962-12-23
D: 2019-07-19
View Details
Jones, Keith
Pauline Piche'
B: 1933-05-25
D: 2019-07-18
View Details
Piche', Pauline
Lorraine Lessard
B: 1931-08-15
D: 2019-07-16
View Details
Lessard, Lorraine
James Foley
B: 1953-10-21
D: 2019-07-13
View Details
Foley, James
Stanley Nicholson
B: 1921-08-03
D: 2019-07-12
View Details
Nicholson, Stanley
Eugene Solomon
B: 1929-11-17
D: 2019-07-11
View Details
Solomon, Eugene
Alice Dennehy
B: 1945-10-02
D: 2019-07-08
View Details
Dennehy, Alice
Jeannine Huard
B: 1932-06-22
D: 2019-07-06
View Details
Huard, Jeannine


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
1 Lock Street
Nashua, NH 03064
Phone: (603) 883-3401
Fax: (603) 881-3124
Raymond Atkinson

Raymond Atkinson

Monday, February 22nd, 1932 Friday, March 29th, 2019

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Raymond Atkinson, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Raymond Atkinson with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.


Obituary for Raymond E Atkinson

Raymond Atkinson of Nashua, NH passed away on Friday, March 29, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on February 22, 1932 in Fitchburg MA, son of the late William and Flora (Daniels) Atkinson. He was the husband of beloved wife Pauline (Pelletier) with whom he happily shared 59 years of marriage.

Ray proudly served his country in the US Army from 1951 to 1954 during the Korean War as a paratrooper in the 11th Airborne Division. After his honorable discharge he graduated from New England School of Art in Boston MA. Ray was employed as a Technical Illustrator at Raytheon, General Electric, and the former Sanders Associates as well as Art Director at Centronics Data Computer Corp.

Ray was a member of the Parish of the Resurrection in Nashua NH. He enjoyed his annual fishing trips with friends and son Rick. He also enjoyed bowling, bicycling, horseshoes, dancing with his wife Pauline, puzzles and American history. He was one of the co-founders of the re-created First NH Regiment, organized to celebrate America's bicentennial. Ray was a member of the American Legion, where he served as Color Guard, as well as the Disabled American Veterans, and participated in numerous events honoring veterans. He is remembered as having a playful sense of humor and adventurous spirit – performing airplane stunts at events in his younger years. Ray enjoyed being with his family and was thankful for the care given to him by Pauline and family. He looked forward to seeing his daughter Trice, who also helped with his care and appreciated all that his son Rick did to make him comfortable. Ray also enjoyed wonderful winters in Florida with daughter Lisa, son-in-law Steve and granddaughters.

Besides his parents, Ray was predeceased by a brother, Richard Atkinson, and 2 sisters Elaine Vaillette and Peggy Atkinson. In addition to his wife Pauline, survivors include a son Richard (Rick) Atkinson of Nashua, daughter Patrice (Trice) Atkinson of North Hampton and daughter Lisa Lavoie, and son-in-law Steven Lavoie of Kissimmee FL, 2 granddaughters Molly Lavoie of Kissimmee FL and Alisha (Ali) Lavoie of Atlanta GA, as well as a brother, Holy Cross Brother Larry Atkinson CSC, of Austin TX, and a large extended family.

SERVICES: A Funeral Mass and graveside service will be held with military honors at a later date at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project at, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517 or any organization benefiting veterans.

To send flowers to the family of Raymond E Atkinson, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
Read Less

Service Details

  • Interment

    St. Joseph Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Fitchburg, Massachusetts
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Subscribe to Updates

We encourage you to share any memorable photos or stories about Raymond. All tributes placed on and purchased through this memorial website will remain on in perpetuity for generations.

Tribute Wall

Private Condolence
Would you like to attach a photo to your condolence?
SINCERELY...JEAN HOWARD sent flowers to the family of Raymond E Atkinson.
Hand delivered by a local florist
SINCERELY...JEAN HOWARD sent flowers to the family of Raymond E Atkinson.
Hand delivered by a local florist


Flower Image

Memorial Flowers Purchased

SINCERELY...JEAN HOWARD purchased flowers for the family of Raymond Atkinson.
Comment | Posted at 12:00pm via Floral Arrangements

Donald Dillaby

My condolences to Ray's family. I worked with Ray when he was employed in the Sanders Associates, Inc. art department in the late 1960s.

Donald Dillaby
Comment | Posted at 04:01pm via Condolence

dawn a

Lisa, Mrs. Atkinson and family. I am so sorry to hear about your dad. My FAVORITE memories was spending the night a your house and I got to choose what to do for family night-it was ALWAYS POLKA DANCING!!! I LOVED dancing with your dad and hanging out with you.
My DEEPEST sympathy. And 1 day soon, I will get to POLKA dance with him again!
Dawn A
Comment | Posted at 10:15am via Condolence

Cheryl Jones

I am so sorry for your loss. May your thoughts and remembrances comfort you during thid difficult time. In Christ, ~ cheryl levesque
Comment | Posted at 10:05pm via Condolence

Karen Nerden

Thinking of the entire family at this time. I am so sorry for your loss. I hope you will begin to find comfort knowing Ray is no longer suffering and lean on those around you as you grieve.
Comment | Posted at 03:08pm via Condolence

Benefits to Ordering Flowers Through Heartfelt Sympathies

Send Beautiful Flower Arrangements

Ordering through us helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship. Through this service, a card with a picture of your selection will be included so you are able to leave a longer message of support to the family with your thoughtful gesture. Also included is a photo of your arrangement and message which will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website.

The Heartfelt Sympathies Difference:
  • Your flower arrangement will be hand-delivered by a local florist.
  • Choose to send to the service, funeral home, or family's home.
  • Your selected arrangement will be archived in this memorial tribute website in perpetuity.

Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

Honoring A Life: A Thoughtful Gesture with Global Benefits

Memorial Trees by Honoring A Life

When you choose to have a memorial tree planted for your loved one, you are doing more than simply putting a plant in the ground. You are making a long-term commitment to the environment, and implanting the memories of your loved one in our planet for countless years to come. A memorial tree is a unique tribute that provides global benefits like no other gift could.

What You Receive:
  • A memorial tree planted in the area of greatest need, according to the planting schedule of the American Forests Organization and the Canadian Institute of Forestry.
  • A memorial card to be sent to your home or a person of your choosing which demonstrates the gift you have given.
  • Your name and message listed in this online memorial, and on the website. (See sample memorial)