Irene Watkinson, 103, of Charleroi, passed away on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Born on July 25, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Philip and Catherine Marchinetti.
She was a member of Mary, Mother of the Church and loved playing cards, going to The Meadows Casino, and polka.
She is survived by her sons, John (Susan) Watkinson, of New Hampshire, Gene (Karen) Watkinson, of Henderson, NV, and Barry (Jean) Watkinson, of McMurray; grandchildren, Tammy (Terry) Collins, Terry “TJ” (Anne Marie) Watkinson, Bridget Butcher, Jennifer (Kirk) Taylor, Christopher (Michele) Watkinson, Anne (Anthony) Degerolamo, Laura Watkinson, Kevin McManus, and Marci (Todd) Klinger; great-grandchildren, Morgan Tilton, Trevor and Travis Collins, Hunter and Hannah Watkinson, Logan Butcher, Brenna Lamendola, Justin and Haley Taylor, Jackson and Leah Degeralamo, and Dylan and Leah Klinger; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband, John Watkinson, in 1976; and siblings, Gino, Mary, Josie, Della, Joe, and Ida.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm on Thursday, December 12. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 am on Friday, in Mary, Mother of the Church, Charleroi, with entombment following in Sacred Heart Cemetery.
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