Jemima 'Jemmy' Watson Klingensmith, 92, a long time resident of Greensburg, passed away Friday, October 25, 2019.
She was born July 11, 1927 in Greensburg, a daughter of the late James G. and Emily Clark Watson.
Prior to her retirement, she worked as a secretary for Chubb and Son Insurance for 26 years.
Jemmy was a member of First Reformed United Church of Christ in Greensburg. She had been a member of the Daughters of Union Veterans for 69 years, and was very proud to have been a past state president of the organization.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Paul Klingensmith, brother, Jack W. Watson, and sisters, Joetta Ruth Watson, Joyce Watson Long, and Janice Watson Dunn.
Jemima is survived by nieces and nephews: Robert Watson; Rebecca and Dennis Dunn; Sarah, Quint, and Clint Long; Jackie Gelly; Patrick Watson; and Deda Kreuzer. Also by a number of great and great-great nieces and nephews, all of whom made her happy and proud.
The family would like to thank Jemima's dear friend Margaret Pons for her love and kindness over the years. Many thanks to the caring people at Nature Park Commons where Jemima had recently been a resident.
Family and friends will be received on Friday from 2 to 4pm and 6 to 8pm at the KEPPLE-GRAFT Funeral Home 524 N. Main Street, Greensburg.
Services will be held in the funeral home on Saturday at 11am with Rev. Steven Craft officiating.
Interment will be in Hillview Cemetery, Greensburg.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First Reformed United Church of Christ 312 South Maple Ave., Greensburg, PA 15601, the American Diabetes Association, or to a charity of one's choice.
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First Reformed United Church of Christ
312 South Maple, Greensburg PA 15601
American Diabetes Association
112 Washington Pl, #1520, Pittsburgh PA 15719
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