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Charles B. Watson, Jr. | 90

April 6, 1931 - April 23, 2021

Charles B. Watson, Jr., 90, of 485 Chestnut Street, St. Marys, passed away Friday, April 23, 2021, at his residence, after a lengthy illness.

He was born April 6, 1931, in Shawmut, PA, son of the late Charles B., Sr. and Leah Sauter Watson.

On August 28, 1965, in the Holy Rosary Church in Johnsonburg, Chuck married Diann M. Watson, who preceded him in death on October 3, 2016.

He is survived by his daughter, Renee Watson of St. Marys; three sons, Charles B. Watson III (Jean) of Duluth, MN; Michael A. Watson (Lisa) of St. Marys; and Duane P. Watson (Valerie) of St. Marys; four grandchildren: Alex Watson, Blake Watson, Haiden Watson (Erika), and Parker Watson; four step-grandchildren: Sheldon Miller, Eithen Miller, Dr. Amanda Harris, and Rachel Harris; and by his nieces and nephews.

Along with his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by three sisters: Cora Hoffman, Doris Monroe, and Florence Wise; and by one brother, Jack Watson.  He was the last member of his immediate family.

Chuck served our country in the Korean War, having served in the United States Navy on the USS Repose.  He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, a life member with the American Legion, and a life member of the Moose Club where he recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award.  Chuck enjoyed going to the casino and being around his family.

A Funeral Service will be held in the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at 11:00 AM, with the Rev. J. Tim Hoover officiating.  Full military rites will be accorded by the St. Marys Servicemen’s Burial Detail.  Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until 10:30 AM at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to Penn Highlands Community Nurses, Inc., Hospice, 757 Johnsonburg Road, Suite 200, St. Marys, PA 15857 or to the Elk Haven Activity Fund, 785 Johnsonburg Road, St. Marys, PA 15857.

Events

Visitation

April 27, 2021
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home

Funeral Service

April 27, 2021
Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home

Final Resting Place

April 27, 2021
St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery

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7 Comments

  1. Tuna/Mike-

    Deepest sympathy and condolences to you and your family. It’s been a long time since we’ve had the opportunity to hang out, have a cold one, and maybe break a rule or two. As our fathers were “room mates” for a while prior to their final journey, here’s to both of them. May God comfort y’all throughout this time with all of the great memories you have. Personally, thanks for helping Bea and Gene out when your visits crossed paths.

  2. Heaven sure did get a great man. We loved both Charlie and Diane. Deepest sympathies to Renee, Charlie, and Mike. Both Charlie and Diane loved you three and always talked about how you kids were always there for them. Prayers and warm thoughts for you all during this difficult time.

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Watson family at this time.

    Dan Barnes, Duluth, MN

  4. Renee,

    I am so sorry for your loss. I hope wonderful memories bring you smiles through your sadness. Your parents were wonderful and will both always have a very special place in my heart.

    Sending a big hug!
    Tena

  5. To the family . My sincere condolence. So sorry for your loss.
    I can remember your dad cooking up at teddy bear campground. Great memories!

  6. Watson family,
    You have our deepest sympathy…..Charlie and Diane were the greatest neighbors. Bet they are planning their next trip finally together again.
    RIP
    Dave and Doll Fox

  7. Sending our sympathies to your families.

    My sister Martha and I enjoyed seeing them at DD’s Bakery in the past years.
    Helen Heary and Martha Hanes.

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