WESTFORD - Denis P. Watson, age 89, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at Apple Valley Center in Ayer after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Alice (Clayton) Watson who passed away in 2012.He was born in Keighley, Yorkshire, England on June 4, 1927, a son of the late Charles and Lotte (Anderson) Watson. Denis served in the British Navy during WWII. He was a resident of Westford for fifty four years and was a communicant of St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish.He was employed in the printing trade for most of his career and prior to his retirement, he was a custodian with the Westford School Department for several years. Denis enjoyed woodworking and travelling.
He is survived by his two children, Andrew T. Watson and his wife, Joanne of Groton and Helena Harrison and her husband Peter of Leeds, UK; four grandchildren, Melanie Watson, Andrew Peter Watson, Scott Harrison and Haley Watson; four great grandchildren, Tessa Janvrin, Paige Marie Watson, Drew Patrick Watson and Rylee Watson.
ARRANGEMENTS - Relatives and friends may call at the J. A. HEALY SONS FUNERAL HOME, 57 N. Main St., WESTFORD, on Friday, July 22 from 4 until 7pm. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Catherine of Alexandria Church, 107 N. Main St., Westford. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice. To share your thoughts and memories of Denis, please click the sign guestbook link.