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James D. "Doug" Watson Sr.

1934 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
James D. "Doug" Watson, Sr.

AGE: 79 • Jefferson Twp.

Jefferson Twp.: James D. "Doug" Watson, Sr. passed away suddenly on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at St. Clare's Hospital/Denville. He was 79 years of age.

Mr. Watson was born and raised in Kearny, NJ and lived in Denville before settling in the Lake Shawnee section of Jefferson Twp. in 1973.

Doug was a truck driver first for UPS and for the last 18 years he drove for Compressed Gas Inc. of Pine Brook, retiring in 1998.

He was a member of the Lake Shawnee Club, a car enthusiast, and enjoyed attending the sporting events of his children and grandchildren.

Survived by his wife of 55 years, Judith A. (nee Burke) and his three Children; Cynthia Coulbourne of Branchburg, James D. "Jamie", Jr. and his wife Florence of Lake Shawnee and Becky Klein and her husband Bruce of Bridgewater. Doug is also survived by six grandchildren, Paul & Grace Coulbourne, Taylor & Zakery Watson and Nathan & Maegan Klein.

Visitation will be held 3-5 & 7-9pm on Tuesday, August 20th at the Bermingham Funeral Home, 216 S. Main St., Wharton. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday 11AM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations in James' memory to Shriner's Hospital for Children-Philadelphia or a would be appreciated. Offer condolences at

Published in Daily Record on Aug. 18, 2013
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