Doris (Martin) Watkins

Born: Wed., Mar. 5, 1924
Died: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017


9:30 AM to 10:30 PM, Tue., Oct. 24, 2017
Location: Silas F. Richardson & Son, Inc.

Graveside Service

11:00 AM Tue., Oct. 24, 2017
Location: Evergreen Cemetery

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LEOMINSTER --- Doris (Martin) Watkins, 93 years old, of Leominster, died Thursday October 19, 2017 in Health Alliance Leominster Hospital.

Doris was born March 5, 1924 in Ayer MA, the daughter of Thomas C. and Ruth (Hayden) Martin. She leaves her daughter, Linda L. Muhnisky of Leominster, 3 grandchildren, Anthony P. Muhnisky, Becky L. Watkins and Osborne T. Watkins IV, 2 Great-grandchildren, Owen and Liam Watkins, her niece Maureen Johnson, longtime friend Ginny Mylakangas, former daughter in law Marilyn Watkins and daughter in law Gladys Watkins, several step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren., and her beloved cat Tony.

She was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Osborne T. Watkins Jr in 1996, her son Osborne T Watkins III, her sister Rachel Larkin, and her nephew John Larkin.

Doris was a member of Leominster United Methodist Church, and worked at Spindle Stores for many years, where she was known for her wonderful talent and beautiful handwork. She also enjoyed cooking, and sharing her old stories with different people.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday October 24, 2017 at 11am in Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster. Pastor Rodney Dobbs will officiate. Calling hours in the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home 106 West St Leominster will be held on Tuesday October 24, 2017 from 9:45 am - 10:30 am. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Beacon of Hope, 62 West St, Leominster, MA 01453.

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