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Watkins Jr. , John L. 70


John L. Watkins Jr. Latrobe John L. "Jack" Watkins Jr., 70, of Latrobe, died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in Excela Health Latrobe Hospital. He was born July 25, 1942, in Latrobe, a son of the late John L. "Jack" Sr. and Pauline M. "Pudgie" (Padula) Watkins. He was a member of St. Vincent Basilica. Jack is survived by his wife, Joann (DiFulvio) Watkins, of Latrobe; a son, John L. Watkins III and his wife, Jamie, of Greensburg; a brother, Thomas J. Watkins and his wife, Carol, of Kitty Hawk, N.C.; a sister, Irene Guinther, of Greensburg; three grandchildren, D.J. McManus, Dominic Watkins and Jayson Watkins; and an uncle and aunt, Joseph and Veronica Watkins, of Latrobe. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the JOHN J. LOPATICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 601 Weldon St., Latrobe. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Vincent Basilica. Interment will follow in St. Vincent Cemetery. To sign our online guest book, send condolences, or to view detailed obituary and funeral home information, please visit In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1100 Liberty Ave., Suite E-201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or to the American Diabetes Association, 1st Floor, Suite 1900, Landmarks Building, 100 W. Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.


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