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Ellen Duffy Watson

Ellen Duffy Watson, died peacefully on June 24, 2012 at the age of 75 in Lubbock, Texas. She was born in Lafayette, on December 21, 1936 to Francis Duffy Watson and Frances Wright Watson.

Ellen dedicated her life to joyfully serving others, as a member of the Sisters of Providence for over 30 years as a teacher and educator. She served as principal at St. Mary's School in Lafayette for a portion of that time. She later was the Director of Pastoral Services for St. Anthony's Hospital in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She retired in 2001. Ellen moved to Lubbock, Texas in May of 2010 to be near beloved family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and two siblings, Edward J. Watson and Mary Ann Elliott. She is survived by four siblings, Francis Duffy Watson, of Roseville, California, Nancy Plaster, of Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts, Bill Watson, of Arlington Height, Illinois, and Martha Connell, of Fernandina Beach, Florida. She is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews, all of whom she loved dearly.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Friday, August 10, 2012 at 10:00 a. m. at St. Mary's Cathedral, followed immediately by burial in St. Mary's cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Mary's School would be appreciated.

Published in the Journal & Courier on Aug. 7, 2012
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