cecilia watkins
Cecilia Mary Watkins, 87, of Weirton died Wednesday November 22, 2017, at The Laurels of Steubenville. Born on November 3, 1930, in Weirton, W.Va, Cecilia was a daughter of the late Peter and Mary Zak Markowicz. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, James Watkins in 1998, her daughter, Theresa Eddy, on December 1, 2016; her brothers, Edward and Adolph Markowicz, and her sister, Emily Olenick. A homemaker and graduate of Weir High School, Cecilia was a member of Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Weirton. She will always be remembered for her sweet tooth, her cup of tea, and her enjoyment she found while sitting outside. Cecilia is survived by her two daughters, Jamie Givens of Weirton, W.Va, and Eileen (George) Verib of Macedonia, OH; her grandchildren, Andrew (Laura) Eddy, Kathlene (Paul) Hone, Kristen (Keith) Cropper, Megan (Arpan Shah) Givens, James Givens, Michael Verib, and Catherine Givens; four great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be 6-8 PM Sunday, at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, W.Va. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 AM Monday at Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church 200 Preston Avenue, Weirton. Rev. Father Dennis Schuelkens Jr., will officiate. Interment will follow at Saint Paul’s Cemetery, Weirton. Memorial contributions may be made in Cecilia’s memory to the donor’s choice. Share tributes and memories at www.grecohertnick.com

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