Please remember in your prayers Mary “Nicky” Atkinson, mother of Dr. Gary Atkinson, UST Philosophy Department

Please remember in your prayers Mary “Nicky” Atkinson, mother of Dr. Gary Atkinson of the St. Thomas Philosophy Department. “Nicky,” 80, died Friday, April 29, in Fredericksburg, Texas.

A vigil service was held last evening at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Fredericksburg, where a funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. today, Monday, May 2.

Memorials are preferred to St. Mary’s Catholic Church Capital Campaign, 306 W. San Antonio St., Fredericksburg, TX 78624; Hill Country Memorial Hospital Hospice, 1020 S. State Highway 16, P.O. Box 835; Fredericksburg, Texas 78624; or Mount Carmel Hermitage, P.O. Box 337, Christoval, TX 76935.