Mark John Watkins
Mark John Watkins, 46, of State Route 170, East Liverpool, Ohio died Tuesday, July 17, 2001 at home following a lengthy illness. He was born in Homestead, PA on September 15, 1954, a son of the late John Watkins and Dorothy Jean Fawcett Watkins.
Mr. Watkins moved to East Liverpool from Sewickly, PA in 1994. He was a data base administrator for Dick’s Sporting Goods. He was a graduate of McGuffey High School in Claysville, PA and recently received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resources from Geneva College. Mr. Watkins was a member of the Windy Gap Presbyterian Church in West Finley, PA, was an avid fisherman and played bass & lead guitar as well as key board in various bands.
He is survived by his wife, Jenifer Blomquist Watkins, whom he married July 2, 1989; two sons: Benjamin R. Scott and his wife, Julie Griffith of New Brighton, PA & Nathan O. Scott of Pittsburgh, PA; a brother: Daniel William Watkins and his wife, Virginia Mack of Cecil, PA ; a sister, Mary Annette Watkins Swart and her husband Ronald of West Finley, PA; two grandaughters: Kathryn Suzanne Scott and Emma Margaret Scott; one niece and four nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held at the residence on Sunday, July 22, 2001 at 3:00 in the afternoon with Monsignor William Connell of Holy Family Parish in Poland, OH officiating.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market Street, Youngstown, OH 44512.
The Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes are handling the arrangements.