Dorothea T. Watson

  • Born: January 14, 1935
  • Died: June 15, 2019
  • Location: Holmes, Pennsylvania

Cavanagh Family Funeral Home

301 Chester Pike
Norwood, PA 19074

Tel. (610) 532-3120

Tribute & Message From The Family

Dorothea T. Watson (nee Skinner) age 84 of Holmes, passed away on June 15, 2019 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born January 14, 1935 in Philadelphia to the late Thomas & Margaret Skinner. She resided in the Holmes section of Ridley Township for over 53 years. She was the last to have survived out of 13 siblings.

She was a Longtime volunteer at Taylor hospital, and enjoyed playing Yahtzee and canasta with family and friends. She loved watching crime shows, solving most before show came to an end.

Dorothea was predeceased by her loving husband of 51 years Curtis E. Watson, also her grandson Matthew J. Shinn. Devoted mother of John (Lorie) Shinn, Mark (Donna) Watson and Patricia (Tim) Moyers; loving grandmother of Ashley and Brian Watson also Allison Moyers.

Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Wednesday June 19, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Cavanagh Family Funeral Home, 301 Chester Pike, Norwood and again on Thursday June 20, 2019 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 1 Fatima Drive, Secane. Mass will begin Thursday at 11:00 AM. Interment will take place in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield.

Contributions in her honor may be made to Delaware Hospice c/o Memorial Gifts 16 Polly Drummond Center, 2nd FL Newark, DE 19711.
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Condolence & Memory Journal


John and Lorie sorry for your loss. Please express our condolences to your entire family. I remember your mom as sweet lady and a loving grandmother to son matt

Posted by Norm & Carol Kitts - Wallingford, PA - Friend   June 20, 2019

Just heard of aunt Dot's sorry to hear all those Skinner/Breuer kids are together again in Heaven and at Peace...My sincere condolences to the family.

Posted by Peggy (Skinner)Gerome    June 19, 2019

Posted by A Watson    June 18, 2019

My sincerest condolences to the (Skinner) Watson Families for the loss of your loved one, Dorothea, and pray you find comfort in Psalms 91:2.

Posted by JKH/JW    June 18, 2019


To the Watson and Moyers Family :: I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers and Thoughts are with you all. Dot I will miss you dearly. I was so HAPPY to reunite with you. We had some Great Laughs and Great Talks. You will always be in my Heart . You have gained your Wings. Your at Peace now. I will miss you and I luv you my Fruend. XxOo

Posted by Diana Clendenin - ASTON, PA   June 17, 2019

So Sorry. You and your family are in our prayers!

Posted by kathleen presloid - Aston, PA - Friend   June 16, 2019


What comes to mind when I think of Dorothea Watson, her kindness, laugh, friendship over the years and most of all, her deep love for her family. Know each and every one of you have been in my prayers, and Dot will always be with you in spirit.

Posted by Renee NOBLE - HANOVER, PA - Family Friend   June 16, 2019

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