Obituary of Dorothy Nelk
Dorothy (Watson) Nelk, 71, of Skippack, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at Kindred Hospital- Havertown, after battling a long illness.
Born October 23, 1950, in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Dorothy (Brennan) Watson and a bonus daughter to the late John and Marie Mulgrew.
Dorothy was always a strong woman and fought until God called her home. She put herself through nursing school at Roxborough School of Nursing and graduated in 1987 with a diploma in nursing. Dorothy always worked two jobs starting at Suburban General Hospital on the med surg floor to Einstein Behavioral Health and MCES to Valley Forge Medical Center and Cherry Hill LTSR.
She was always a strong, supportive, loving, compassionate Mom who was there for all of her children, grandchildren, even friends, coworkers, acquaintances, etc., no matter the circumstance. She enjoyed sitting outside listening to music, reading, watching her grandchildren play, spending time with her kids, playing subway surf and toon blast on her phone, and loved seafood. She especially enjoyed her adventures from parks to shopping to cooking and so much more, with her special friend, whom she would call a “God Send,” Doreen. She enjoyed the makeovers given to her by her granddaughter, Jasmine. Her family was very important to her. She loved all animals and took comfort in their presence and being able to care for them.
She is survived by her daughters, Donna Nelk of Skippack and Diane Nelk of Skippack; her sisters, Marie Watson, Helen Mulgrew, Ellen Watson, and Donna Jones; her grandchildren, Corianne (Rob), Brianna(Emmitt), Stevie, Jayden, Jaylynn, Caleb, and Jasmine; two great-grandchildren Ava, and Mia; niece Nancy(Lou); nephews Dennis (Alicia) and Patrick; and great-nieces and nephews Louis, Sophia, Nicholas, and Christina.
She was predeceased by her sons, John “Jack” Nelk and Richard “Ricky” Watson; her brothers, Samuel and Michael Watson; and her grandson James Moyer.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral service at 11 AM on Monday, May 9, 2022, at the R. L. Williams, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. 3440 Skippack Pike, Skippack, PA 19474, where friends may attend the viewing from 10-11 AM. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.RLWilliamsFuneralHome.com