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Catherine A. (McIntyre) Watkins

August 26, 1939 March 6, 2019
Catherine A. (McIntyre) Watkins
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Obituary for Catherine A. (McIntyre) Watkins

Aloha, OR-Catherine A. (McIntyre) Watkins, age 79, formerly of Peoria, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 in Beaverton, OR.

Catherine was born August 26, 1939 in Peoria, a daughter of Francis and Anne (O’Flaherty) McIntyre. She married Walter Frank Watkins on December 17, 1966 in California. He survives.

Catherine graduated from the OSF School of Nursing in 1960 as a Registered Nurse. Her work adventures took her to Washington DC, Chicago, Europe, California and later Oregon.
She loved tennis and her tennis club. She had a close knit group of friends that meant the world to her and they always looked forward to lunches and events together. She especially loved spending time with her grandson, Andrew.

Catherine is survived by her husband, Frank of Aloha, OR, twin daughters, Kristi Watkins of Aloha, OR and Kathleen Marie Watkins of Poughkeepsie, NY, grandson, Andrew Watkins of Aloha, OR, and four brothers, F. Thomas McIntyre of Peoria, IL, James McIntyre of Brimfield, IL, John McIntyre of Elmwood, IL and Joe McIntyre of Tequesta, FL.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Patrick and Frank McIntyre.

A Visitation will be from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary in Peoria with a recitation of the Rosary at 7:00 PM. A Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 AM, on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Brimfield, with a half hour prior visitation. Fr. John Verrier will officiate and burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Brimfield, IL.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

13

Mar

5:00 PM 3/13/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 3/13/2019 7:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Visitation

Thursday

14

Mar

10:00 AM 3/14/2019 10:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 3/14/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church - Brimfield

314 W Clay Street
Brimfield, IL 61602

St. Joseph Catholic Church - Brimfield
314 W Clay Street Brimfield 61602 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Thursday

14

Mar

10:30 AM 3/14/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church - Brimfield

314 W Clay Street
Brimfield, IL 61602

St. Joseph Catholic Church - Brimfield
314 W Clay Street Brimfield 61602 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Calvary Cemetery Final Resting Place

N. Maher Road
Brimfield, IL 61517

N. Maher Road Brimfield 61517 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

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