MARGARET E. ATCHISON (nee GRIFFITHS)
Beloved wife of her late husband of 52 years, Samuel B.
Atchison, Margaret passed away on May 25, 2020. Loving mother of Dale
(Cam), Byron (Lori). Proud grandmother of Jessica (Graham), James,
Jeffrey and Sandra. Predeceased by her parents Barbara Ellen and
Harold Sydney Griffiths and by her brother Frank Anderson Griffiths.
She is survived by her cousin Sheila, daughters Sally and Lucy and by
many nieces and nephews in Canada, N. Ireland and
During the war years, Margaret served as a Corporal in the
Canadian Red Cross, as a volunteer nursing aide in the hospitals and
as an escort to war brides and their babies coming to Canada. She sang
in the London Life Troop Shows directed by Don Wright entertaining
In her career, she was a Bridal Consultant for many years
later becoming Manager of the St. Regis Room at Simpson’s
and Artistic Ladies Wear.
Margaret was a life time volunteer in the Colonel William
Gartshore Chapter of the I.O.D.E. for over 60 years. One of her
favourite pastimes was as a member of the Garden Club of London where
she was a past President. Margaret’s affiliation with the
World Association of Floral Arrangers enabled her to enter designs in
both local shows and abroad. Her travels with the Garden Club included
trips to Japan, Scotland and Italy. She was also a Design Judge for
the Royal Botanical Gardens and a Horticultural Judge of Ontario.
Margaret was an active member of Metropolitan Church enjoying
fellowship with many groups and activities there.
Due to current restrictions, a Memorial Service to be held at
Metropolitan United Church will be announced at a later
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Metropolitan
Church Foundation, 468 Wellington Street, London, On N6A
Logan Funeral Home, 371 Dundas St., London, (519) 433-6181,
entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be
expressed at www.loganfh.ca
A tree will be planted, by the Logan Funeral Home,
as a living memorial to Mrs. Atchison
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de MARGARET E ATCHISON nee GRIFFITHS 19242020..
Décès pour la Ville:London, Province: Ontario