passed away peacefully on November 28, 2017. She was born in Jersey City to the late Rose (nee: Cascio) and Dominick Bruno, and was a Bayonne resident for most of her life, prior to relocating to Bradley Beach. Petrina was a secretary for the Bayonne Board of Education, serving the school communities of Horace Mann and Woodrow Wilson. Petrina was a parishioner of the Church of St. Henry and a member of the Mothers' Auxiliary Club of St. Dominic's Academy, the St. Peter's Prep Parents' Association and the Bayonne Education Foundation. Petrina was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Gerard Watkins. She is survived by her children, Joseph Watkins (Jennifer), Jeffrey Watkins (Crystina) and Liana Watkins (Stephanie); her grandson, Joseph Gerard Watkins II; her sister-in-law, Maryann Bruno; her companion, Henry Carroll; and her friend, Lisa Marie Browne. She was also predeceased by her brother, John Bruno. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Madeline Fiadini LoRe Foundation, 605 Broadway, Bayonne, NJ 07002 (http://www.mflfoundation.com/make-a-donation.html) or to the JDJ Charitable Foundation (http://184.108.40.206/~jdjfoundation/donate/). Funeral arrangements by BAYONNE MEMORIAL HOME, 854 Avenue C.