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1933 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
WATSON, Arthur Francis "Pete" 83, loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin, in-law and out-law, as well as friend to many, passed peacefully at the McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich, MA, on July 23, 2016, surrounded by family. Pete had been recently diagnosed with advanced acute myeloid leukemia. Pete is survived by is wife of 60 years, Anne (Sampson) Watson, his children; Chris and his partner Sarah of Andover, MA, Kevin and his wife Marilyn of Bourne, MA, Karen O'Connor and her husband John of Cape Cod and Naples, FL, Peter and his wife Patty of West Harwich, MA; his cherished grandchildren John, Marley, McKenna, Erin, Charlie and Sally; as well as a huge extended family. Pete was predeceased by his two infant daughters Mary and Denise, and Kevin's loving wife Monica of Mt. Kisco, NY. Proud member of the Harvard class of ?55, Pete was born in Boston, MA, on March 16, 1933, raised his family in Lynnfield, MA, then retired to Cape Cod in 1996. Pete was the son of the late Arthur Watson of West Roxbury, MA, and the late Agnes (McCarthy) Nessen of Lincoln and Vineyard Haven, MA. He was the only sibling of Elizabeth (Watson) Bradshaw of Lowell, MA, formerly of Lexington, MA. Visiting hours will be on Thursday July 28th from 3 to 6 PM at the Morris, O'Connor & Blute Funeral Home, 678 Main Street, HARWICH, MA. A funeral Mass will be held at Holy Trinity Church, Main Street (Route 28), West Harwich, MA, on Friday, July 29th, at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations in Pete's memory may be made to Hope Hospice (hopehealthco.org/giving). For additional information and more details, and to express condolences, visit MorrisOConnorBlute.com

Morris, O'Connor & Blute

Yarmouth - Harwich

(508) 398-2121
Published in The Boston Globe on July 26, 2016
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