Barbara A. Watson

Barbara A. Watson of West Chester Barbara A. Watson (nee Snow), 81, of West Chester passed away on Oct. 25, 2012. Born in Darien, Conn. in 1931, Barbara was the daughter of Josephine (Gunter) and Lancy Snow, both deceased. She graduated from Cornell University and worked as a Capri-Culturist, raising and breeding dairy goats, doing business as Talisman Dairy Goats. Barbara was the beloved wife of Dr. Edward J. Watson, Jr., PhD.; the loving mother of Edward L. Watson of West Chester, Stephen L. Watson of Highlands, Texas, Mary E. Cross of Las Vegas, Nev., Alexandra P. Watson of West Chester and Katherine J. Vanderhoop of Edgartown, Mass.; and dear grandmother of nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her sister, Murial Snow. Relatives and friends celebrated her life with a memorial service on Thursday, October 27, 2012. Memorial contributions to the Chester County SPCA, 1212 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester, PA 19380 or to Handi- Crafters, Inc., 215 Barley Sheaf Road, Thorndale, PA 19372 would be appreciated. Arrangements by the Donohue Funeral Home, Downingtown, 610-269-3080. Online at www.donohuefuneralhome.com.

Published in The Daily Local on Nov. 18, 2012