The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

April 3, 2013

Debra L. Watkins, 52, Riverside

The Daily Item

— RIVERSIDE — Debra L. Watkins, 52, of Riverside, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born Oct. 3, 1960, in Bucks County, the daughter of the late John and Rose (Tucci) Stone. She was married for 32 years to Steven Watkins, who survives.

Debra worked as a licensed practical nurse in the Foss Pediatrics Department at Geisinger Medical Center for 32 years.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Debra loved her family members and being able to spend time with them was the most important thing in her life.

In addition to her beloved husband, she is survived by two daughters and one son-in-law, Allison Watkins, of Riverside, and Amie and Douglas Holzer, of Dallastown; two grandchildren, Landin and Adelyn; and one brother, Mark Stone, of Coal Township.

Friends will be received from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday in the Brady Funeral Home, 320 Church St., Danville, followed by the funeral at 2 with the Rev. Michael Laicha celebrating her life with a prayer service.

Burial will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Danville.

The family will provide flowers. For those wishing, contributions in Debra’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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