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William Watson

William Watson

Sunday, January 14th, 1934 Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

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Obituary

Obituary for William T. Watson III

William T. Watson III, 86, of Spring Lake passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at Jersey Shore Medical Center, Neptune.
William was a 3rd generation Jersey City Firefighter, proudly serving for 32 years and retiring as Deputy Chief in 1991. He was also a member of the Jersey City Fire Officer’s Local #1064.
Born in Teaneck, he had resided in Jersey City for many years before moving to Spring Lake 47 years ago where he raised his large loving family. He was a member of St. Catharine’s Church, Spring Lake, the Knights of Columbus Thomas U. Reilly Council # 5611 and the American Legion Post # 432. He was also a US Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War.
He was predeceased by his parents William T. Watson Jr. and Helen Borrie Watson.
Surviving is his devoted wife of 55 years Theresa (nee Judd) Watson, his 5 children, William T. Watson IV of Escondido, CA, Maureen Watson of Phoenix, AZ, Kevin Watson of Spring Lake, Sean Watson of Spring Lake, and Patricia Watson Gardiner and husband Jeremy Gardiner of Flagstaff, AZ, his 2 grandchildren Logan and Liam Gardiner, and his sister Ellen Hanlon of Manahawkin. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
There will be a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 10:30am in St. Catharine’s Church, Spring Lake. Entombment St. Anne’s Cemetery, Wall. The family would like to express sincere appreciation to the nurses and staff at Jersey Shore Medical Center, 6th Floor Northwest building.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the OBrien Funeral Home, Wall Twp.
To offer condolences to the family please visit www.obrienfuneralhome.com

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    Saturday, August 29th, 2020 | 10:30am
    St. Catharine's Church
    215 Essex Avenue
    SPRING LAKE, NJ
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    Saturday, August 29th, 2020
    10:30am
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  • Interment

    St. Anne's Cemetery
    1610 Allenwood Road
    WALL, NJ
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Maureen Watson

Dad,
You have been my hero even after the last beat of your heart. I will carry your courage, strength, loyalty, commitment and infectious humor in my heart until we meet again. Thank You for being such an extraordinary Father. Love you.
Comment | Posted at 04:50pm via Condolence
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jjoseph glav[nn

Billy Watson was a classmate of mine maybe as early as the first grade. He was a good friend and a really solid citizen. I rarely saw him over the last many years and I regret that because he was the kind of person one would wish to be with often. The world needs many more Billy Watsons and I am glad my youngest son Bob is a friend of Sea, Billy, rest in peace, you made us all better for having known you.
Comment | Posted at 07:54pm via Condolence
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Chris McCarthy

To the entire Watson family, please accept my deepest condolences on your loss. I consider myself very fortunate to have known Billy and counted him as a dear friend. I always appreciated whenever he imparted some of his great wisdom upon me, but what I will miss most is his quick wit and great sense of humor as well as his hearty laugh. And of course, the endless treasure trove of stories and exploits that he would share. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. Chris McCarthy
Comment | Posted at 12:36am via Condolence
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Bob Carl

Dear Watson Family, so sorry for your loss, Bill was a great friend and neighbor who we will remember forever from Central Avenue, a great story teller with an even greater sense of humor. Sending you prayers. The Carl Family of Orlando, FL (Bob, Mike, John)
Comment | Posted at 11:29pm via Condolence
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Michael Cummings

Please accept my deepest condolences. People knew 'Mr. Watson' in different ways. I knew him best as a neighbor: affable, sincere, humorous, and friendly. I witnessed his exceptional gardening skills and innovative groundhog wrangling. He was a great encourager.
Comment | Posted at 08:20pm via Condolence
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