News Death Notice

WATSON, Mary C. 95 of Middletown passed away on Friday, March 22, 2013 at Hospice of Butler & Warren Co. She was born on July 29, 1917 in Trenton, Ohio to Emerson Palmer & Catherine Marguerite (Seller) Murphy. Mary was a machine operator for Union Camp for 11 years, a Nurse's Aide for the Middletown Regional Hospital for 7 years and also did assembly work for Miami Carey for 17 years. She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church. Mary was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Elmer W. Watson; her brothers, Gene, Ray and Richard Murphy; her son and daughter-in-law, Edgar Thomas (Betty) Goodwin and her sister, Lois Marie Amatulli. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Sue Velte; Step-Son, William Watson; 11 Grandchildren 19 Great-Grandchildren; 11 Great-Great-Grandchildren and 3 Special Nieces, Debbie Amatulli, Marilyn Long and Barbara Adams. Visitation will be on Wednesday, March 27th from 11:00 am-12:00 pm at the Zion Lutheran Church at 10 N. Breiel Blvd. in Middletown with a Celebration of Life Service to follow at 12:00 pm with Interim Pastor Thomas L. Rutherford officiating. Interment will be in the St. Peter Lutheran Cemetery in Trenton. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Zion Lutheran Church at 10 N. Breiel Blvd. Middletown, OH 45042 or Hospice of Butler & Warren Co. at 5904 Long Meadow Dr. Franklin, OH 45005. Condolences may be sent to the family @

Published in Journal-News on Mar. 24, 2013