Thursday, May 29th, 2008
Carol Tonkin, 60, 424 W. Fulton St., Celina, died May 27, 2008, at her residence. Death was due to natural causes.
She was born May 12, 1948, in Celina, to James and Virginia Wilson Heckler. On June 9, 1972, she married John W. Tonkin Sr., who died Sept. 1, 2006.
Surviving are two sons, Sean Tonkin and Valentin Guerra, both of Decatur, Ga.; a stepson, John Tonkin Jr., Mason; three stepdaughters, Sherry Young, Sidney, and Lynette and Havilah Tonkin, both of Celina; two brothers James Heckler, Hellertown, Pa., and Donald Heckler, Celina; and seven grandchildren.
Deceased is a stepson, Jeffrey Tonkin.
She was a business manager for Mercer County Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (MRDD). She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina, and a 1964 graduate of the former Immaculate Conception High School, Celina.
There are no services.
Calling is 2-5 p.m. Sunday at her residence on Fulton Street.
Contributions can be made to the Humane Society of Mercer County.
Arrangements are being handled by Cisco Funeral Home, Celina.