Wenham - Solveig “Honey” (Johnson) Atwood, age 76 died Wednesday October 26, 2016 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers after a courageous battle with pulmonary fibrosis surrounded by her family. Loving wife of Raymond F. Atwood. She was born in Hamilton to the late Harold “Buster” and Dorothy “Bunny” (Morse) Johnson.
Honey graduated from Hamilton High School, Class of 1957.
Honey was true to her name. Anyone who met her instantly took a liking to her. She was kind, outgoing, beautiful and had a dynamic smile. She was an avid golfer and tennis player.
Honey worked many years at the Commodore Restaurant in Beverly while raising a busy family. As time went on, Honey changed careers and worked at Lord & Taylor as a jewelry specialist. At the time of her illness, she worked at Henry’s Market in Beverly in the Bakery Department.
In addition of her loving husband of 60 years, she leaves a daughter, Donna Mariano and her husband James of Georgetown; a son, Raymond F. Atwood, III, and daughter-in-law, Pamela of Wakefield; a daughter, Lisa (Milissa) Littlefield and husband Kyle of Danvers, two granddaughters, Angela and Toni Mariano, and two grandsons, Michael and Alec; two sisters, Sigrid Mucci, Naples, Florida; Kristi Ciampa, Marblehead; two brothers, Barry Johnson, Salem, and Caleb Johnson, Ipswich. Honey also leaves behind several life-long friends.
Her funeral service will be held at the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly, Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 12 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours are Tuesday November 1, 2016 from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial will be held privately. Contributions may be made in her name to Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers, Massachusetts in memory of Solveig M. Atwood at CareDimensions.org. Information, directions, condolences at: www.campbellfuneral.com
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