February 25, 1948 – October 10, 2021
In loving memory ~ Sylvia Ann Watkins (nee DeRosa) passed away peacefully at home on October 10, 2021. Sylvia was predeceased by her loving parents, Leonardo and Mildred DeRosa. She is survived by her children: Len Watkins (Barb) and Granddaughters (Charlene (Terry); Carlina and Samantha (Great Grandson Ryder). Vanessa Mathieson (Graydon); Nathan Watkins (Grandsons Alejandro and Leonardo); Angela Watkins (Granddaughter Bryanna).
Sylvia was the eldest of six children. She is survived by Lorne (Nancy); Richard (Diane); Donald DeRosa (Gwen); Verna (Richard) and Karen (Steve).
Sylvia was born on February 24, 1948 and was raised in Trail, B.C. and eventually met and married her husband in 1971 (David Watkins ~ predeceased). She loved to crochet and cross stitch and play games on her iPad and enjoyed her time in her little apartment hanging out with her friends Bev and Diana. There are many family members that were blessed with a blanket that she made with loving care. As the Matriarch of the family she will be greatly missed.
Rest in peace. Love you Mom.
A private family service will be held and she will be laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery in Rossland.
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