A Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday morning, July 7, 2009 in the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Cambridge at 10 AM. Mrs. Watson passed away after a lengthy illness at her home, surrounded by family on Wednesday July 1st. Age 83.
Mrs. Watson was born in Boston, grew up in Somerville and graduated from St. Clement's High School Class of 1944. She worked for the Simplex Wire Company as a telephone operator in Cambridge, where she met her husband James Watson. They later married, and she remained in Cambridge to live and raise her family. She also worked for New England Telephone Company. For over thirty-five years she was the secretary at the Blessed Sacrament Church, Cambridge. She was a member of the Lady's Sodality of the Blessed Sacrament Church. She was an avid reader. Mrs. Watson enjoyed vacationing summers on Cape Cod. She also did extensive traveling with friends, and organized many trips for the church including Alaska, Panama & Bermuda.
She was the beloved wife of the late James E. Watson. Loving mother of Kathleen A. Jordan of Cambridge, Michael E. & his wife Maya of Belmont, Barry J.of Cambridge, David W. & his wife Sharon Leah Brown of Cambridge, Ann M. Watson & her husband Raymond C. Fantone of So. Carolina & Paul C. of Cambridge. Also loved by 9 grandchildren & 1 great-grandson. Dear sister of William Kelly of So. Carolina, Joseph Kelly of Yarmouth & the late Margaret Dynarski.
Funeral from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home in WATERTOWN SQUARE at 6 Riverside St. (cnr. of No. Beacon St.) Watertown on Tuesday at 8:45 A.M. followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 O'Clock in the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 49 Sixth St. Cambridge 02141. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment Cambridge Cemetery. Visiting hours Monday 4-8 PM.
Contributions may be made in her memory to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 49 Sixth Street, Cambridge, MA 02141. Funeral Home handicapped accessible.
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