Miriam N. Atkinson, age 74, of Jackson Township, died Monday, August 12, 2013 at University Hospital. Though a native of Canton, Ohio she was born December 5, 1938 in Macon County, North Carolina while her mother was visiting there.
Miriam enjoyed playing cards, dancing, and other recreational activities, and will be remembered as a wonderful homemaker and an excellent cook.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Flossie Rostonski. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Ronald Atkinson; children, Victoria L. Shaheen of Florida, Kelli L. DeLillo, Ronald E. Atkinson II, and Scott A. Atkinson, all of Canton; grandchildren, Stacy Lambert of Florida and Jessie DeLillo of Massillon; great grandtwins, Joshua and Tatum Lambert; half-sisters, Carol Wagner and Robin Rostonski; and half-brother, Allen Rostonski.
A memorial service was held at 11:00am on Friday, August 16, 2013 in the Karlo-Libby Funeral Home. Many friends paid their respects from 6:00-8:00pm on Thursday at the funeral home.