In Memory of



Obituary for Sandy Atkinson

ATKINSON, Sandy Maria Benevides - Passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at University Hospital, London at the age of 48.

Beloved wife of Jeffery Atkinson. Dear Mother of Liam Atkinson. Dear Daughter of Agostinho Benevides and late Maria Benevides, daughter-in-law of Tony and Bernice Atkinson. She will be sadly missed by her brother Augustine (Soraya) Benevides and sister Isabel (Jose) Oliveira. Dear sister-in-law of Andy Atkinson (Chantelle La Pointe) and Tracy (PJ) Geilen. Remembered by her nieces and nephews Lindsay (Richie) Laflamme, Jenny Benevides (Ted Jacobs), Kyle (Jocelyn) Oliveira, Amanda (Scott) Mason and Nicole Oliveira, Jillian Cameron, Ella Atkinson, Brennen Bodnar, Bailey and Jacob Muller, Victoria and Cassondra Geilen. Great aunt of Austin, Reid, Wade, Bentley and Luna.

A visitation will take place on Thursday, May 20, 2021 from 3 pm – 7 pm at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington St. North, Woodstock 519-537-3611. A private Liturgy service will follow in the chapel. GUESTS MUST REGISTER FOR A TIME SLOT TO ATTEND THE VISITATION at Everyone must stay in their vehicles until their scheduled time, and not gather in the parking lot.

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Event starts at 7:15pm - Please pre-register by clicking on the link. For technical assistance please call 1-877-895-2739 or email

In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to either the Lung Association or the Liver Foundation. Personal condolences may be sent at