Carol G. (Wildes) Atkinson, 97

Jul 4, 2023

Carol G. (Wildes) Atkinson, 97, of Mattapoisett passed over on Friday, June 23, 2023 at the New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home. She was the wife of the late Norman J. Atkinson.

Born in Leominster, daughter of the late Kenneth and Mildred (Aldrich) Wildes, she was raised in Melrose and lived in Reading until she moved to Mattapoisett in 1964.

Carol was a member of the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, where she was active in Couples Club and the choir.

She was formerly employed as the office manager of her husband's engineering firm, Atkinson Engineering, for many years until her retirement.

Carol enjoyed playing tennis and bridge and volunteering for many local organizations.

She is survived by two sons, Neil Atkinson of Lubbock, TX and Scott Atkinson of Mattapoisett, MA; her granddaughter, Ariana Atkinson; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her sisters, Barbara Curtis, Winona Clarkson, Lois Stocking, and Janice Fawcett; and her companion, Leonard Randall.

Her Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, July 11, 2023 at 10 AM at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, 27 Church St., Mattapoisett. For online guestbook, visit