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Anna L. Atchison
SHREWSBURY- Anna L. Atchison, 66, formerly a long time resident of Millville passed away Fri. June 28 at UMass Hospital in Worcester.
She is survived by her brother John H. and his wife Deanna B. Atchison Jr. of Andover; a niece Amy J. and her husband Goksal Cagli of Arlington, VA; a nephew William J. Atchison of Haverhill; a great niece Isabelle Cagli and a great nephew Ibrahim Cagli of Arlington, VA; as well as many friends especially her dear friend Gladys Tyks of Blackstone.
Born in Woonsocket, RI Anna was the daughter of John H. and Jennie (Kozaka) Atchison Sr. and lived in Millville for many years.
She was a graduate of St. Mary's High School in Milford and earned her teaching degree at UMass College in Worcester before earning her Masters. Anna was a teacher for the W. Edward Balmer Elementary School until her retirement. She was a member of St. Augustine's Church where she was a lector in her younger years. She was a very friendly and happy-go-lucky person and her true passion was being a teacher.
Her memorial Funeral Mass will be held on Tues. July 9 at 11 a.m. in St. Augustine's Church, 17 Lincoln St., Millville. Committal service will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Blackstone. There are no calling hours. To leave a condolence message for the family, please visit