Dolores Watkins

December 6, 2014

Watkins, Dolores Obituary

Dolores Margaret (Peterson) Watkins, 85, of Chambersburg, PA went to be with her Lord and Savior at 11:15 p.m. on Saturday, December 6, 2014, in Greene Township, Franklin County.

Born in Three Springs, PA, she was a daughter of the late Russell L. and Mary (Park) Peterson. She graduated from Saltillo High School, Saltillo, PA. Before moving to Chambersburg she was a resident of Cassville, PA for 51 years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Doyle M. Watkins of 52 years who died August 18, 1999; one brother Dale Peterson formerly of Three Springs, PA and one sister Eleanor Barrick formerly of Orbisonia, PA.

She was a former member of the Cassville Grace Bible Church, where she had served many years as a Sunday school teacher and the Treasurer. She also taught Good News Clubs in Cassville for many years with Child Evangelism Fellowship. She attended the Chambersburg Bible Church for 16 years since moving to Chambersburg in the spring of 1998.

She is survived by two sons: Dennis Watkins (and wife Nancy) of Chambersburg, PA, Daryl Watkins (and wife, Carol) of New Market, VA, and one daughter Denise Chapman (andhusband Brett) of Shippensburg, PA, seven grandchildren; Michael Watkins, Kristina Slodysko, Jordan Watkins, Jessie Watkins, Josh Watkins, Conner Chapman, Braden Chapman, and three great grandchildren; Zachary Slodysko, Meghan Slodysko, Elliott Watkins, two brothers: Duane Peterson of Martinsburg, WV and Lewis Guy Peterson of Post Falls, ID and one sister Geraldine Harrison of Plainview, NE.

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday December 12, 2014, at the Robert I. McClain Funeral Home in Cassville, PA. Pastors Gary Yoder, Edmund Cotton and John Traxler will officiate. Burial will be in the Cassville Cemetery.
 
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m.Thursday, December 11, 2014 at the Robert I. McClain Funeral Home, Cassville, PA and one hour before the service on Friday.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Chambersburg Bible Church, 810 Orchard Dr. Chambersburg, PA 17201, or to Child Evangelism Fellowship of Franklin County, 45 S. Broad St, Waynesboro, PA 17268.
 




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December 11, 2014
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

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Robert I. McClain Funeral Home

245 Seminary Street
Cassville, PA 16623
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December 12, 2014
10:00 a.m.

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Robert I. McClain Funeral Home

245 Seminary Street
Cassville, PA 16623
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December 12, 2014

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Cassville Cemetery

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