Born In: Clark's Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed in: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
ATKINSON, Ralph — Passed away peacefully, September 12, 2012, in Christie Gardens, Toronto. Ralph was born in 1920 in Clark’s Harbour. Following his marriage to Dorothy (Brailsford), he lived in Moncton, N.B.; Ingersoll, Ont.; Dundas, Ont.; Hamilton, Ont.; Barrington Passage, and Toronto, Ont. Ralph is survived by his son, Ron (Bruce Blandford), Toronto; grandson, Rod (Juliana Austin- Olsen), Perth, Australia; sister, Gertrude (Etheron Nickerson), Barrington Passage and a number of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Ezra and Laura; his wife, Dorothy; his son, Graem; his brothers, Milton, Mitchell and Murray and sister, Helene. Cremation has taken place and a family service will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christie Gardens Foundation, 600 Melita Crescent, Toronto ON M6G 3Z4. Many thanks to the staff of Christie Gardens for the care that they have provided.