Renee Watkins, 75, of Kulpmont, PA passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
Born October 27, 1944 in Shamokin the daughter of the late Harold and Margaret (Moyer) Brown.
Renee graduated from Mount Carmel High School, Class of 1962 and worked for many years as a pharmacy tech. Renee married the love of her life Howard Watkins, April 6, 1968 in the Kulpmont United Methodist Church. She and Howard were foster parents and fostered a total of 23 children over the years. She was an active member of the Grace United Church of Christ and the food pantry in Mt. Carmel. She enjoyed baking, reading outside on the patio swing, and was an animal lover.
Along with her parents, preceding Renee in death was her husband: Howard, 2009.
Surviving are two sons: Adam Watkins of Kulpmont and Howard Watkins and fiance Jill of Mt. Carmel. Grandson: Robert Watkins. Brothers and sisters: Nancy Hummel of Warner Robins, GA, Robert and wife Helen Brown of Elysburg, Ruth Ann and husband Bill Dormer of Frostburg, MD, Ronald Brown, her twin, and wife Linda of Elysburg, and Joan Brown of Mt. Carmel. Many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Grace United Church of Christ or Mt. Carmel Area food pantry,136 E. 3rd Street Mt. Carmel, PA 17851.
Rothermel-Heizenroth Funeral Services, Mt. Carmel is in charge of the arrangements. Charles Heizenroth III, FD Ashley D'Andrea, Supervisor.
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