Nellie M. Watson
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Nellie Mae Furl Watson June 10, 1928 May 22, 2018 Nellie Watson, age 89, of Eagle Valley Personal Care Home, formerly of Runville, died on May 22, 2018. Born June 10, 1928, in Boggs Township, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Kathryn Delaney Furl. On March 24, 1947, she married the late Walter M. Watson. She attended the Bellefonte Area High School. She worked at Penn State University for 30 years in the Agriculture and Printing Communications Departments. She attended the Runville United Methodist Church. Her memberships included the Runville Ladies Aid, the Milesburg Senior Citizens (a charter member), retirees of Penn State University, AARP, and retirees of the Teamsters Union. She was an Acornette of the 87th Infantry Division Association. Upon their retirement, she and Walter enjoyed a number of bus trips across the United States. She enjoyed many kinds of crafts and baking. One of her greatest joys was baking and decorating wedding and birthday cakes for her grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. She also made hundreds of beaded Victorian style Christmas ornaments which she gifted to her children and grandchildren. She is survived by a son, Robert (Fay), of Howard and a daughter, Ruth Ann Myers (Denny), of Centre Hall; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by sisters Mary Estright, Cora Baney, and Ruth Potts and by a brother, William Furl. There will be a public viewing held on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. - noon at Runville United Methodist Church, 1216 Runville Road, Bellefonte. Funeral services will immediately follow at the church at noon with Pastor Doug Mellott officiating. Burial will follow at Advent Cemetery in Boggs Township. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Eagle Ambassadors, PO Box 218, Milesburg, PA 16853. The family would like to thank the staff of Eagle Valley Personal Care Home and of Hospice for the excellent and loving care they provided for our mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and most of all our beloved "Aunt Nell." Online condolences may be made to the family at

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Published in Centre Daily Times on May 25, 2018.
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May 31, 2018
Psalm 90:10 says that the days of our years are 70 years, And of because of special mightiness they are 80 years. May the memories of the wonderful times you shared together bring a smile and joy in your heart.
May 29, 2018
Sorry for your loss. Nellie was such a caring person and will be greatly missed.
May your loving memories bring you strength, comfort, and peace.
Our deepest condolences,
Rhonda Decker & John Strausbaugh
Rhonda Decker
May 27, 2018
Bob, Ruth & families,
Deepest sympathy. Many nice visits at Weis Mkt with Mom. Also memories from my Runville growing up days visiting grandparents.
Vickie Vi Milton Henry
May 25, 2018
Ruth Ann, Bob and family, Sorry to hear about "Aunt Nell's" passing. She was a special person. Every time I make the calico beans, I think of her since it was her recipe. I was blessed to have many memories of her and her sister, Ruth. May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. Sending prayers and hugs.
May 25, 2018
Sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Bob and Ruth our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.
Cam and Bev Walker
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