Nancy Watson, formerly of West Chester

Nancy Watson

Nancy Watson

Nancy Watson, 69, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of West Chester, died Oct. 4, at the Delaware Hospice Center. She was the wife of Robert S. Watson, with whom she celebrated 50 years of marriage with this past August.

Born in West Chester, she is the daughter o the late Russell Howell and Thelma Howell.

Nancy Watson was a US postal employee for over 30 years. She retired as a postmaster from the Cochranville post office in 2002.

Nancy enjoyed spending her time with family and friends, many of which she eventually pulled into card games or bingo. She was a member of the Red Hats, Lovely Luscious Ladies, Bingo, and the Cheers Senior Center.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her mother, Thelma Howell of Oxford; her two brothers, Russell Howell and his wife Wilma of East Petersburg, PA and Danny Howell and his wife Linda of Oxford, PA; her daughter, Donna Atherton her husband David of West Linn, Ore.; and her son Robert J. Watson and his wife Jennifer of Atglen,; four grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Watson was predeceased by her father, Russell Howell, and her brother, Fred Howell.

You are invited to visit with her family and friends from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at the Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home, 200 Rose Hill Road, West Grove, PA 19390. Her funeral service will be at noon. Burial service will follow at Faggs Manor Cemetery, 505 Street Road, Cochranville, PA 19330.

In lieu of flowers, a contribution to the Delaware Hospice Center would be appreciated. Contributions may be made online at or mailed to Delaware Hospice, ℅ Memorial Gifts, 16 Polly Drummond Center, 2nd Fl. Newark, DE 19711.

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